The England National Football Team are back home after their 3-2 come from behind victory against Germany in Berlin on Saturday, and they spent part of the day training for their next friendly match... at Hotspur Way.
That's right, Spurs not only have five players in the England squad, but they also hosted the national team for a training session ahead of Tuesday's second friendly against the Netherlands at Hotspur Way in Bull's Cross. You've got lots of Tottenham players, England, so why not use their facilities? FATV, the video wing of the Football Association, released a montage video of the team practicing in England warm-up gear, but with recognizable Tottenham Hotspur buildings in the background and Roy Hodgson lurking in the frame. It's just like a Tottenham training session, except the FA is making all the Spurs players wear red.
It's not really a surprise. Since Hotspur Way opened in 2012, Spurs have boasted one of the newest and best training facilities of any club in Europe, much less England. The national team usually trains at St. George's Park in Burton-on-Trent in central England, but with the match against the Netherlands taking place at Wembley Stadium it probably made more sense to find a top-notch facility closer to where they're actually going to play. Et voila.
Tottenham Hotspur England play the Netherlands in the final friendly of this international period on Tuesday, March 29. The match starts at 3:00 p.m. ET, 7:00 p.m. GMT. It'll be carried on ITV in the UK and Fox Sports 1 in the USA.