By Harvey Byrne
Jermain Defoe reacted to Tottenham’s Twitter post on Tuesday afternoon showing the former striker bagging five goals during a 9-1 victory over Wigan in 2009.
The club ran it’s popular ‘on this day’ feature on it’s official Twitter account with the convincing win at White Hart Lane seven years ago showcased on November 22.
The north London outfit racked up the impressive scoreline with strikes from Peter Crouch, Aaron Lennon, David Bentley and Niko Kranjcar, but Defoe stole the show with a remarkable five goals.
Defoe, who departed the club in 2014 after nine years across two spells at White Hart Lane, reacted to the video on his personal Twitter account with five football emojis alongside five ticks before his ‘#JD18’ signature hashtag.
— Jermain Defoe (@IAmJermainDefoe) November 22, 2016
The now 34-year-old made a return to the Premier League with Sunderland in 2015 after leaving Spurs for the MLS and Toronto.
He has shown that he still has what it takes to play at England’s highest level with 29 goals in 66 appearances for the Black Cats.
His Tottenham record is equally impressive and the experienced striker bagged 143 in 364 appearances for the side.
He will be expected to line up against Spurs next in January when Tottenham meet Sunderland and he will be sure to receive a positive reaction from a side he still holds an affinity to.
In other Tottenham news, Gary Stevens delivered a message ahead of Spurs’ clash with Monaco.