Tottenham Hotspur's Belgian defender has been out of action recently.
The Belgian came 33rd in the overall list. But was the highest-rated defender from the Premier League.
Tottenham's Toby Alderweireld celebrates scoring their first goal
It is quite an achievement from the player and he spoke to FFT about the recognition afterward. He explained the hard work he has put in over the past two years that have got him to this point:
“I am very honoured to get chosen by the guys to get that prize.
Tottenham's Toby Alderweireld gestures
"I’ve tried to work very hard over the last couple of years to get to this kind of level, to improve myself and help the team, so I’m very happy everyone is appreciating.”
The defender has undoubtedly emerged as one of the best in the Premier League in recent times and fans at Spurs would tell you he is the best in the division.
Tottenham's Toby Alderweireld celebrates their second goal scored by Son Heung-min
The Belgian has been out of action in recent times with a nerve problem in his knee. Spurs have been struggling to find their best form with the defender injured and have been leaking unnecessary goals in his absence.
However, Tottenham will be welcoming him back to action soon. He has returned to training recently and is working on getting back into first-team action.
Spurs will be hoping that his return comes around soon.