Toby Alderweireld reacts on Twitter to Belgium reaching world no.1

Toby Alderweireld

The Tottenham Hotspur defender is understandably pleased.

Tottenham and Belgium centre-back Toby Alderweireld is delighted and, naturally, proud that his Belgian side have reached no.1 in the FIFA world rankings.

Belgium won their qualifying group on the way to reaching Euro 2016, with confirmation coming after a 3-1 victory over Israel on Tuesday night.

And a happy Alderweireld took to Twitter after the Tottenham defender had joined in with the post-match national celebrations following the Israel win.

What an achievement eh?

But, as we all know, the FIFA world rankings have always been flawed and don't always give a proper take on things.

Belgium have been a talented footballing nation for a number of years now but will they ever actually achieve anything in a major tournament? Like England, the never seem to click when it matters - although we'll see if that changes during Euro 2016.

Apart from Jan Vertonghen erring for Andorra to score a penalty, it's been a good week for Tottenham's Belgian contingent and Alderweireld especially has been a huge part of his country's success. The 26-year-old has also not been too bad at all for Spurs so far this season...

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