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Tottenham give a custom jersey to Wayne Gretzky... but misspell his name!

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That's... not great, Bob.

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NHL hockey great Wayne Gretzky – who apparently is a Spurs fan, who knew – was in attendance at today's North London Derby between Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal in the Capital One Cup third round. Everyone was excited to see him, none more so than the Spurs brass, who presented him with his own custom Tottenham shirt.

...What's that? You mean it's spelled... Oh.

How embarrassing.

Spurs' official account deleted the original tweet, but the damage was already done. Can we hand-wave this away by explaining that in England a lot of words use the letter S instead of the letter Z? "Utilise?" "Prioritise?" "Analyse?"

No? Well, crap.

The good news is that Wayne Gretzky was an excellent sport about the whole thing, and took it all in stride. I mean, it's not like there's a lot of hockey in Europe, right?