Fearless Rodrigo Bentancur keeps Tottenham ticking under pressure | Tottenham Hotspur

Rodrigo Bentancur was four years old when his mother died. It is why he wears the No 30 shirt, commemorating the date of her birthday. When he was 13, he left his small town in Uruguay to live at the Boca Juniors academy in Buenos Aires. When he was 19, he had the chance to move to Europe, a decision that terrified him. “When they talked about the possibility of coming to Juventus, I panicked,” he would later remember. “I was very happy, but also very scared.”

The point of dredging all this up now is that when you have overcome challenges of this magnitude, perhaps you become more…

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