Tottenham Hotspur accept appear their actual own Harry Kane replica-style NFL shirt on Friday, but it’s safe to say it hasn’t gone done blithely with fans.
The band appearance the club acme on the amateur and the No.10 in huge book on the chest and aback while Tottenham’s ‘To Dare Is To Do’ adage is on the central of the collar.
Why you may ask? It’s because Spurs administrator Daniel Levy is hitching the club’s approaching up to the NFL.
The new amphitheater will host a brace of NFL matches every season, and Kane is a huge fan of Tom Brady and the New England Patriots, alike allotment his dog afterwards the quarterback.
Kane has additionally been apparent training with the Seattle Seahawks back on Spurs’ pre-season tours and alike accepted he’d like to be an NFL article back he retires, so as odd as it may assume the move does accomplish sense.
Tottenham’s new amphitheater is yet to open
However, the £95 amount tag has accepted to be a huge afraid point for fans.
Spurs aggregate the account of their latest commodity on Twitter, tweeting “@HKane’s @NIKEUK Spurs American Football jersey – on auction now!” complete with NFL appearance emojis.
Unsurprisingly, Spurs admirers accept taken to amusing media to bang the pricing.
One wrote: “That’s great. But accomplish it affordable instead of aloof shy of £100.”
Total abridgement of compassionate of fans. We don’t get paid £6million like our chairman.
Another added: “£95 to attending like a c***. I can do that by myself.”
A third artlessly asked: “Why?”
Tottenham had hoped to be in their new 62,000-capacity amphitheater for the alpha of the division but accept been hit by a alternation of delays.
They are due to move in January but accept agreed a accord with Wembley to comedy the blow of this season’s Premier League accessories at the ground indefinitely.
Tottenham Hotspur Club Profile
Tottenham Hotspur Football Club, commonly referred to as Tottenham or Spurs, is a professional football club in Tottenham, London, England, that competes in the Premier League. Wembley Stadium will be the club’s home ground for the 2018–19 season until the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium opens in 2019. Their former home of White Hart Lane had been demolished to make way for the new stadium on the same site. Their training ground is on Hotspur Way in Bulls Cross in the London Borough of Enfield. Tottenham have played in a first (home) strip of white shirts and navy blue shorts since the 1898–99 season. The club’s emblem is a cockerel standing upon a football, with a Latin motto Audere est Facere (“To Dare Is to Do”).
Founded in 1882, Tottenham won the FA Cup for the first time in 1901, the only non-League club to do so since the formation of the Football League in 1888. Tottenham were the first club in the 20th century to achieve the League and FA Cup Double, winning both competitions in the 1960–61 season. After successfully defending the FA Cup in 1962, in 1963 they became the first British club to win a UEFA club competition – the European Cup Winners’ Cup. They were also the inaugural winners of the UEFA Cup in 1972, becoming the first British club to win two different major European trophies. They have collected at least one major trophy in each of the six decades from the 1950s to 2000s – an achievement only matched by Manchester United. In total, Spurs have won two league titles, eight FA Cups, four League Cups, seven FA Community Shields, one European Cup Winners’ Cup and two UEFA Cups. The club has a long-standing rivalry with nearby club Arsenal, with head-to-head fixtures known as the North London derby.