Toby Alderweireld ran over and consoled an Ajax player after Tottenham's miraculous comeback

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  • Tottenham scored three goals in the second half to beat Ajax on Wednesday and advance to the Champions League final.
  • When the match ended, Tottenham’s Toby Alderweireld showed some good sportsmanship and consoled Ajax’s Dusan Tadic.
  • Alderweireld earned some praise from the football world for the classy move.
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After Tottenham pulled off a miracle comeback to beat Ajax in Wednesday’s UEFA Champions League semifinal, Hotspur defender Toby Alderweireld showed some good sportsmanship.

In the midst of pure joy from Tottenham and devastation from Ajax, Alderweireld walked over to Ajax winger Dusan Tadic and consoled him.

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Toby Alderweireld dasicBradley Collyer/EMPICS/PA Images/Getty Images)

Alderweireld and Tadic spent time at Southampton together in 2014. Alderweireld joined Tottenham the following July while Tadic didn’t join Ajax until 2018.

Alderweireld received praise from around the soccer world for his gesture.

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