Tottenham fans respond to Toby Alderweireld's tweet on Romelu Lukaku

Toby Alderweireld of Belgium shoots at goal as Yohan Ben Alouane of Tunisia attempts to block during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group G match between Belgium and Tunisia at Spartak...

Toby Alderweireld has angered a lot of Tottenham Hotspur fans with his latest tweet.

(BACK L-R) Belgium's goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois, Belgium's forward Romelu Lukaku, Belgium's defender Dedryck Boyata, Belgium's midfielder Axel Witsel, Belgium's defender Thomas Meunier,...

With the World Cup ongoing, players are obviously going to be praising teammates who they normally wish to beat most weeks at club level, and the fans tend to have little problem with that. But it seems fair to say that Toby Alderweireld's latest tweet on one of his countrymen has angered a lot of Tottenham supporters on social media.

Alderweireld went into the tournament with a huge amount of speculation surrounding him and his Spurs future, but he has managed to put much of that to the back of his mind to help Roberto Martinez's men put themselves on the verge of qualifying for the knockout stages of the competition. 

Romelu Lukaku of Belgium celebrates with teammate Thomas Meunier after scoring his team's third goal during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group G match between Belgium and Tunisia at...

Belgium have won their opening two games and much of their success is down to Romelu Lukaku, who currently sits at the top of the top goalscorers list with four strikes to his name so far. And after scoring his latest brace in the win over Tunisia, the Manchester United ace was lauded on social media by the Tottenham defender.

Here is what Alderweireld posted on social media after the 5-2 victory...

Perhaps unsurprisingly, the tweet left a lot of Spurs fans furious with the 29-year-old. With only seven Premier League goals between them and around two months separating them in age, it is easy to create a debate regarding who is the better striker out of Lukaku and Harry Kane, who is, of course, Alderweireld's teammate at Tottenham.

Toby Alderweireld of Belgium shoots at goal as Yohan Ben Alouane of Tunisia attempts to block during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group G match between Belgium and Tunisia at Spartak...

Kane is also at the World Cup and got his campaign off to a flyer with two goals against Tunisia, and a brace against Panama later today will take the Englishman to the top of the standings alongside Lukaku and Cristiano Ronaldo ahead of England's and Belgium's clash against each other which may well decide who progresses as group winners. 

And with Alderweireld heavily linked with a move to Old Trafford this summer - as reported by the Manchester Evening News - his extremely high praise for Lukaku has seemingly been seen as something of a kick in the teeth for Spurs fans, with many telling him to now leave the club this summer. 

Here is how the Tottenham supporters responded to the tweet...

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