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Which football team does Tom Holland support?

17:41 EAT 30/11/2021
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Here's what you need to know about which team the web-slinging superhero actor supports

British actor Tom Holland has quickly become one of Hollywood's most popular young stars, having kickstarted his acting career on the West End with musical Billy Elliot before hitting the big screens with his role as Spider-Man in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

Though he has uncannily perfected his American accent, Holland is indeed British, which naturally begs the question: what football team does he support? GOAL takes a look.

What team does Tom Holland support?

Holland is a Tottenham supporter.

Having grown up in the Greater London area, Holland has confirmed his affiliation with the Lilywhites – and even stated that he would like to see a Tottenham vs Brentford Champions League final due to his Uncle being a Brentford fan.

"I want to see Tottenham play Brentford, because Tottenham's my team and Brentford is my uncle's team," Holland told GQ, before alluding to Tottenham's less-than-ideal form: "Well, right now we probably wouldn't beat Brentford, but I fancy our chances."

Holland is also a noted supporter of the England national team, and spoke out against the racism directed at internationals Bukayo Saka, Marcus Rashford and Jadon Sancho after the three received a torrent of abuse following their missed penalties during the Euro 2020 final against Italy.

The actor wrote on Instagram: "
The people abusing any England players are the only people who have let anyone down. Their behaviour - the people who beat up the Italian fan and the a**holes hurling racist abuse is despicable.

"You are not my countrymen. These players deserve nothing but respect. They’ve given us so much in such a difficult time and they should be held up like kings not kicked while they are down. To Saka, Rashford and Sancho, you had the bravery to step up. You guys are three lions and all decent Englishmen are proud of you and the whole team and staff and we will support you again come the World Cup."

Holland also attended the 2021 Ballon d'Or ceremony in Paris with Spider-Man co-star Zendaya, and was photographed with the likes of Robert Lewandowski and Kylian Mbappe.

Born in Kingston upon Thames, England, Holland attended school in the South West London neighbourhood of Wimbledon and attended the BRIT School for Performing Arts and Technology in Croydon.

He made his West End debut in Billy Elliot in 2008, and had small roles in various major films before finally gaining worldwide recognition with his role as superhero Peter Parker / Spider-Man in Captain America: Civil War in 2016.

He has continued to play Peter Parker in standalone Marvel films Spider-Man: Homecoming and Spider-Man: Far From Home, as well as roles in Avengers: Infinity War and Avengers: Endgame.

Beyond Spider-Man, Holland has landed roles in dramas The Devil All the Time and Cherry.