Steve Nash gets emotional as Tottenham reaches Champions League final

Steve Nash speaks during induction ceremonies into the Basketball Hall of Fame, Friday, Sept. 7, 2018, in Springfield, Mass. (Elise Amendola/AP)

Tottenham Hotspur reached the UEFA Champions League Final on Wednesday thanks to a miracle goal from Lucas Moura in the 96th minute, his third of the contest, against Ajax in the semifinal.

It was a moment of pure ecstasy for Spurs fans across the world, including one of their most famous ones.

Basketball Hall of Famer Steve Nash has been a lifelong Tottenham fan and as he was watching the match Wednesday in preparation for the work he does as an analyst for Bleacher Report’s soccer coverage, he couldn’t help but celebrate like a mad man, and even shed a few tears.

Sports — it gets to all of us at some point. Even if you’re the greatest Canadian basketball player ever.

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