PICTURE: Tottenham team-mates cover Sandro in cake for birthday treat

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But the Brazilian will hope to avoid egg on his face tomorrow against Arsenal.

He is certainly a fan favourite - and that might just be the reason why they chose him to accompany Tim Sherwood in press conferences recently.

Indeed, the bullish Brazilian Sandro is one of the most popular players at White Hart Lane - even while slipping around against Chelsea last week.

Sandro seems to be one of the players that Sherwood is ready to trust in this tough period of time for Spurs and tomorrow he is more than likely to start against Arsenal in the North London derby.

Awkward timing for such a big game though - as we imagine Sandro would have fancied a bit of a party this evening.

The Samba Star turned 25-years-old today and as the joker of the Spurs dressing room he could have expected that he would not get away with a day at the office without getting some sort of prank played on him.

And he has posted a picture of himself on Instagram of then results of such a prank.

Christened with the tag-line … Thank you for the birthday wishes!! I'm really happy and you all are part of it! Look at what my team mates done to me.

What is all over his body and face - I’m not sure, apparently it is cake.

But it looks a lot like the classic flour and egg mix never really got it's full mix. He will hope to not end up with egg on his face at White Hart Lane tomorrow…

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