Tottenham have seen it all over the years. From World Cup winners firing the Lilywhites to FA Cup glory, to a bunch of European journeyman plodding around to mid table obscurity, there is no player too good or woefully bad to have graced the White Hart Lane pitch.

But what catalyses a reaction between both crowd and player? Is exhibiting a delicate craft of technical excellence enough to win fans over? Or does it take a little more – a bit of heart and a smattering of character, to forge yourself as popular player?

This list encompasses both the real legends of N17, to the slightly more laboured figures, who were equally afforded the affection of the home crowd. So click through, enjoy and tell me what you think.

Click on Steffen Freund below to unveil the top 10

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