Tottenham fans react as World Cup hero Trippier is given freedom of Bury

Nobody outperformed Kieran Trippier as England rampaged into the semi-finals of the World Cup and he is surely a shoo-in for the team of the tournament.

Many were concerned about losing Kyle Walker’s attacking thrust down the right flank but Trippier stepped in with incredible results, providing a steady stream of chances with his expert delivery.

On top of that, he was imperious in one-against-one situations and shone in the right wing-back role, offering something of a positional dilemma for Mauricio Pochettino when he returns to action for Tottenham.

In a way that only the World Cup can, England’s run deep into the tournament captured the hearts of the nation and turned above-average Premier League players into national icons and Trippier was as popular as anyone.

That’s why he has been given the freedom of his hometown Bury – where England legend Gary Neville was also born – and we’ve looked at the reaction of some Spurs fans…