Tottenham have their share of celebrity fans.
Here's a few of the most passionate:
'I'm a Tottenham fan because of a 1986 Panini sticker album. I was one of those kids who had a brick of stickers in the playground - got, got, need, need badly - and I think I'd pretty much completed the album when my Dad suggested I get a football kit for Christmas. I chose the kit I liked most. Which is probably the stupidest reason to support a football club'.
'I was looking for a club to follow and someone sent me ‘100 greatest Spurs’ calls and that it was it, no one else but Tottenham mattered'.
'It was just at the end of the Danny Blanchflower era, and with Blanchflower being from my neck of the woods, it had to be Tottenham for me - along with Linfield and Rangers as well. I'd define myself as an armchair fan, though. I've rarely been but I've always been a keen Spurs watcher'.
'My great granddad had a box here once and I’ve been a Tottenham fan ever since I was born'.
'My dad grew up in Tottenham, and so did my dad's dad," he says. "My whole family is Tottenham fans. When I was a little guy, my mom used to work for the airlines, so we were able to travel cheaply. We'd go to England every summer and I'd get a new kit. All my cousins were Spurs fans. I still remember in '81 waking up at 5 in the morning to put on my two-tone striped blue kit with my dad to watch the FA Cup final (in which Spurs beat Man City 3-2)'.
Roger Lloyd Pack
'I go with my boys or mates, or sometimes as a guest of Gary Mabbutt in one of the executive boxes. But I prefer to be behind the goal now – the Park Lane end next to the away supporters. It’s quite lively there. I like a bit of a shout and you can’t really do that when you are in an executive box'.
'I hate United. I am a Spurs fan, so really I should hate Chelsea as well, but I cannot stand United'.
'You have to be a very deep believer. I came to England in 1961 and that’s the year that Spurs were very good – the last time they won the League Championship. If you support a team that fails to win the league for years, it does feel like a kind of cult'.
'Tottenham are also one of my dreams, since I supported them as a boy'.
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