Gary Lineker and Alan Shearer rave about Tottenham Hotspur''s Jan Vertonghen on Twitter

Jan Vertonghen of Spurs in action during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Brighton and Hove Albion at Wembley Stadium on December 13, 2017 in London, England.

Tottenham Hotspur ace starred in 3-0 win.

Jan Vertonghen of Tottenham celebrates scoring to make it 2-0 during the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 First Leg match between Tottenham Hotspur and Borussia Dortmund at Wembley...

Tottenham Hotspur defender Jan Vertonghen became the unlikely hero against Borussia Dortmund.

Vertonghen was playing at left-wing back after injuries to Ben Davies and Danny Rose.

 

After a tricky first half he stole the show in the second.

He crossed for Heung Min Son to break the deadlock in the 46th minute, before volleying in to make the score 2-0.

Fernando Llorente added a third to wrap up a 3-0 win.

Jan Vertonghen of Tottenham Hotspur scores his team's second goal past Roman Buerki of Borussia Dortmund during the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 First Leg match between Tottenham...

Co-commentator Robbie Savage told BT Sport he regarded Vertonghen as the 'best player on the pitch'.

He was echoed by former players Alan Shearer, Gary Lineker, Jermaine Jenas and Michael Bridges who raved about the Spurs defender on Twitter.

Here is a look at the array of reaction praising the Belgium international.

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