Connect with us


“Belgian king” ,”Top man”- Some Tottenham fans react to star being crowned club’s PFA Community champion



Twitter reacts to Toby Alderweireld winning the PFA Community Champion for 2019/20

According to the club’s official site, Tottenham Hotspur star Toby Alderweireld has been crowned the club’s Men’s PFA Community Champion for 2019/20.

The scheme is set up by the PFA to reward players in the professional game at every club who have gone above and beyond in their commitment to off-field work during the season.

Alderwiereld was nominated after having shown a great interest in the club’s community work. The defender recently paid a surprise visit to Crowland Primary School to mark the third year of the Premier League Writing Stars poetry competition.

He has also been available when it comes to fan engagement. Alderweireld often meets with fans after matches and sends video messages of encouragement if he is unable to attend an event.

This is best exemplified in the case of six-year-old Edie Jackson, an unwell fan the player had planned to visit at home. Unfortunately, she wasn’t well enough, but Toby sent her a video message instead.

It isn’t just local initiatives that the defender supports. He recently supported a national anti-bullying campaign in Belgium. This saw him send out 1,000 bracelets to young people, encouraging them to think twice before making negative comments.

As the COVID-19 pandemic lept loved ones apart, he donated tablets to hospitals in Belgium for patients to be able to connect with their loved ones. The Belgian international is a true ambassador of the sport both on and off the field.

Toby Alderweireld exercises in the garden

Toby Alderweireld is an inspiration both on and off the field

The women’s award was won by women’s team skipper Jenna Schillaci, who has continued her stupendous work for the community.

A number of Spurs fans took to Twitter to congratulate Alderweireld for his efforts. We take a look at a few of them below.

Twitter reacts to Toby Alderweireld winning the PFA Community Champions award

More Tottenham Hotspur News

Spurs Transfer News

Danny Rose is entering the final year of his contract (Getty Images) Danny Rose is entering the final year of his contract (Getty Images)
ARTICLES12 hours ago

Report: PL club unlikely to follow up on interest in Tottenham star after loan spell

Newcastle United unlikely to sign Danny Rose permanently According to a report from Football Insider (h/t Shields Gazette), Newcastle United...

Aaron Ramsdale Aaron Ramsdale
ARTICLES13 hours ago

Transfer News: Championship club slap £25m price tag on Tottenham-linked star

Bournemouth want £25m for Tottenham target Aaron Ramsdale According to a report from Daily Mail (h/t, EFL Championship side...

Oliver Skipp of Tottenham Oliver Skipp of Tottenham
ARTICLES13 hours ago

Jose Mourinho intent on sending 19-year-old Tottenham starlet out on loan

Jose Mourinho keen to loan out Oliver Skipp According to a report from, Tottenham Hotspur manager Jose Mourinho wants...

Milan Skriniar Milan Skriniar
ARTICLES14 hours ago

Tottenham to table contract offer for 25-year-old Serie A star amid talks over a swap deal

Tottenham to table a contract offer for Milan Skriniar According to a report from FCInterNews (h/t Express), Tottenham Hotspur are...

Serge Aurier Serge Aurier
ARTICLES14 hours ago

Report: Tottenham have shortlisted three players as replacement for £22m-rated star

Tottenham monitoring three players as replacement for Serge Aurier According to Charlie Eccleshare of The Athletic, Tottenham Hotspur are keeping...

Modric and Bale at Tottenham Modric and Bale at Tottenham
ARTICLES15 hours ago

Real Madrid prepared to part with former Tottenham favourite for just €17m

Real Madrid ready to sell Gareth Bale for just €17m According to a report from Spanish publication Sport, Real Madrid...

Jack Grealish Tottenham Jack Grealish Tottenham
ARTICLES15 hours ago

“Would be brilliant”: Ex-PL star urges Tottenham to move for 24-year-old English ace

Jamie O’Hara urges Tottenham to make a move for Jack Grealish Speaking to talkSPORT, as reported by Birmingham Live, ex-Tottenham...

Harry Winks Harry Winks
ARTICLES16 hours ago

Manchester City line up shock £40m swoop for Tottenham midfield star

Manchester City eyeing shock swoop for Harry Winks According to a report from The Sun, Premier League runners-up Manchester City...

Sarr scored six goals in his debut season in England Sarr scored six goals in his debut season in England
ARTICLES2 days ago

Championship club demand £40m for 22-year-old star linked to Tottenham, Liverpool

Watford want £40m for Ismaila Sarr amid Tottenham, Liverpool interest According to a report from the Evening Standard, Watford have...

ARTICLES2 days ago

Report: European giants ready to sell long-term Tottenham target for £100m

Juventus ready to sell Paulo Dybala for £100m According to a report from Gazzetta dello Sport (h/t, Serie A...