🔹Joined Ridgeway Rovers as a kid
🔹Spends two years in Arsenal’s youth system before being released for being too small and too slow and going back to Ridgeway Rovers
🔹Watford also reject him
🔹Eventually, signs for Tottenham Hotspur
🔹Looking back his coaches said he was not a stick out but had a determination to succeed
🔹Very aware of what he had and what he didn’t as a player. If he didn’t understand something he would ask
🔹At 17 years old sent to Leyton Orient on loan
🔹Loaned to Millwall to gather more experience
🔹Wins young player of the year at Millwall
🔹Loaned out to Norwich
🔹Became an England international in 2015
🔹Won the golden boot for Spurs in the 2015/16 season
🔹Scored 84 goals in 132 games
To be rejected for being too small and too slow, it just goes to show one person’s opinion does not have to define you!
Wonder if he ever felt like giving up?
YOU ONLY GET OUT OF THE GAME WHAT YOU PUT INTO THE GAME
Praise the effort before the skill.
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