Alli has been in impressive form for Spurs and England .

Dele Alli recreates Ronaldinho's shimmy goal

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Ever since he arrived at Tottenham, Dele Alli's been tipped for great things.

The 20-year-old has bags of potential and it would surprise no-one if he goes onto be a huge star in the years to come.

With all that in mind, the Spurs midfielder was asked by BT Sport to try his hand at replicating the one and only Ronaldinho by imitating his classic goal against Chelsea in the Champions League.


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Obviously, Ronaldinho scored quite a few beautiful strikes in the competition, but there's one that had Dele Alli written all over it.

After scoring a penalty on that night, the Brazilian legend got Barcelona back into the game with a lovely shimmy before blasting the ball into the top left-hand corner of the net.

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It all proved to be in vain, of course, because Chelsea went on to win the game 4-2 and progress to the quarter-finals. That moment of magic has lived on, though, so it's worth seeing it again - this time from Alli.

The starlet is no stranger to a bit of showboating, with the nutmeg known to be his preferred method of embarrassing his opponents.

Alli vs. Ronaldinho 

It'd be great to see him incorporating the shimmy on the pitch though.

Check out his drill here:

It might have taken him three shots to get it on target, but few players can live up to the brilliance of Ronaldinho - even when they're unchallenged on the training ground.

After a decent international break, Alli will now be hoping to help Spurs continue their unbeaten Premier League run on Saturday by beating West Brom at the Hawthorns.

How big a player is Dele Alli for Tottenham? Have your say in the comments. 

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