Tottenham fullback Walker: Barcelona's Dani Alves my hero

Tottenham fullback Kyle Walker was happy to grab a memento from England's 2-1 win over Brazil.

Walker, who arrived at White Hart Lane from his hometown club Sheffield United in July 2009, was on the bench for England’s 2-1 win over Brazil at Wembley on Wednesday.

But that did not stop him from getting Barcelona star full-back Dani Alves’ shirt.

Walker revealed: “He is one of my idols. I asked David Luiz, who I have bumped into a few times with Sandro, to ask him if I could have his shirt.

“I wasn’t sure when he was giving it me if he even knew who I was! I was just like ‘Thank you ever so much’ and a bit in awe of him.

“I know people will say I’m a footballer as well but I’m just Kyle from Sheffield — that’s all I see myself as. So if I see Dani Alves, who I watch at Barcelona, I will be a bit choked up to talk to him.

“I thanked him for it and tweeted him later to say thank you. I’ll frame it. I’ve got a few downstairs where I keep all my shirts.”

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