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RB Leipzig show off amazing rise from dodgy venue to visit to Spurs decade later

first_imgRB LEIPZIG have trolled Tottenham as their astounding rise hits new heights with their first ever game in the Champions League KO stage.The Bundesliga title challengers posted snaps of their dodgy stadium as a fifth-tier side in 2010 next to their hosts’ majestic venue tonight, and asked: “What have you done in the last 10 years, @SpursOfficial?”2⃣0⃣1⃣0⃣ 👉 2⃣0⃣2⃣0⃣5th division 👉 @ChampionsLeague Round of 16What have you done the last 10 years, @SpursOfficial? 🤷‍♂ 😏#SPURSRBL #GemeinsamGroßWerden #Hungry4More #HistoryInTheMaking pic.twitter.com/L2ZkfVD1bB— RB Leipzig (@DieRotenBullen) February 18, 2020 44Guess no one‘s in a funny mood tonight … 🤷‍♂️ 🥱 pic.twitter.com/rXIdKvy77U— RB Leipzig (@DieRotenBullen) February 18, 2020 4Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho jokes he may be forced to turn to Peter Crouch Others pointed out Spurs reached last season’s Champions League final and “built the stadium your whole embarrassing tweet is about”.But one Tottenham follower did tweet: “Hats of to you.. fortunately Spurs were never in the 5th division so we can’t match your successive promotions.”Leipzig themselves defused the debate with an amusing meme, explaining their original post was light-hearted and adding: “Guess no one‘s in a funny mood tonight “RB’S purchase of fifth-level side SSV Markranstadt a decade ago sparked a nationwide outcry, just like the company’s acquisition of Austrian top-flight team Salzburg had done in 2005.most read in footballTHROUGH ITRobbie Keane reveals Claudine’s father was ’50-50′ in coronavirus battleTOP SELLERGavin Whelan has gone from League of Ireland to David Beckham’s InstagramPicturedAN EYEFULMeet Playboy model and football agent Anamaria Prodan bidding to buy her own clubI SAW ROORodallega saw Rooney ‘drinking like madman’ & Gerrard ‘on bar dancing shirtless’ExclusiveRIYAD RAIDMan City’s Riyad Mahrez has three luxury watches stolen in £500,000 raidNEXT STEPJonny Hayes set to move to English Championship having been let go by CelticLADBROKES 1-2-FREE Simply predict Leicester vs Man City, Man Utd and Arsenal scores this coming weekend and win £100But for all RB’s riches, Leipzig’s 32-yer-old coach Julian Nagelsmann has put together a team with few star names and no signings beyond the £20million mark.And by the time they reached the Bundesliga in 2016, community pride and support had grown, partly as Leipzig, a major city in east Germany, had been without a top-division side 22 years.But still their lack of history irks many traditionalists, with one football follower retorting today: “What have you done the past 100 years though???”4We very much respect the journey of the #Spurs. No need to begin in the 5th division 👊 pic.twitter.com/ojns6W5gWj— RB Leipzig (@DieRotenBullen) February 19, 2020 The jibe went down with Tottenham fans about as well as VAR has in the Premier League this season.Leipzig’s sudden emergence has certainly split opinion in Germany, where clubs traditionally develop via supporters rather than corporate funding.And Spurs fans on social media leapt on that fierce divide as they answered Leipzig’s question about the past decade.Replies included: “Not ruined football” .. “Not bought our success” … “Not relied on a drinks company to get anywhere” .. and “Oil money”.last_img read more