Tottenham Hotspur fans react to Jermain Defoe goal

Jermain Defoe of Sunderland scores during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Chelsea at The Stadium of Light on May 7, 2016 in Sunderland, England.

Tottenham Hotspur legend Jermain Defoe rolled back the years with a stunning strike for Bournemouth on Saturday.

Jermaine Defoe of Tottenham Hotspur celebrates his goal during the FA Barclaycard Premiership match between Tottenham Hotspur and Leicester City at White Hart Lane on February 22, 2004 in...

Former Tottenham Hotspur hitman Jermain Defoe reminded the Premier League of his undoubted brilliance on Saturday.

Prior to Bournemouth's trip to Crystal Palace, the 35-year-old striker had only netted once in 12 games for the Cherries following his Bosman move from Sunderland in the summer.

But the Tottenham legend scored both in the 2-2 draw at Selhurst Park - and his second was a bit special.

Jermain Defoe of AFC Bournemouth shoots during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and AFC Bournemouth at Wembley Stadium on October 14, 2017 in London, England.

Defoe levelled up on the stroke of half time by smashing a volley past Julian Speroni from the tightest of angles to evoke memories of Marco van Basten's famous wonder goal for the Netherlands.

And suffice to say Spurs fans were delighted for their former son.

Jermain Defoe of Sunderland scores during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Chelsea at The Stadium of Light on May 7, 2016 in Sunderland, England.

Tottenham could have had Defoe in the summer for free but manager Mauricio Pochettino wound up signing Fernando Llorente, who scored his first goal for the club at the 17th time of asking in Wednesday's 3-0 win over APOEL in the Champions League.

It remains to be seen whether the out-of-form Spaniard builds on that goal or, like Vincent Janssen last season, continues to struggle, but the way in which Defoe took his goal is bound to have fans of the North London club a little jealous.

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