Video – Throwback to when Tottenham star two-footed the ref

Tottenham Hotspur Stadium
Dom Le Roy

Lewis Holtby was widely tipped to become the next big thing at Tottenham Hotspur. Germany U21 captain and signed for a snip, he was an exciting prospect in North London.

Unfortunately, Holtby was never quite given the chance he needed to impress, and eventually moved on Hamburger SV, where he has remained ever since.

However, he did leave Spurs fans with the everlasting memory of him two-footing referee Howard Webb in Ledley King’s testimonial match.

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  1. Top player. One of the great characters of the game.

    Big mistake selling him.

    Pochettino never gave him a chance. One of the many transfer blunders that the manager has made.

    English football needs characters like him.


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