Wrestling superstar is a big fan of Spurs

Last updated at 10:36 23 January 2008

Tottenham have revealed the secret of their stunning Cup success ... wrestling superstar John Cena.

The former WWE champion visited White Hart Lane to offer the team a boost before their Carling Cup semi-final clash against Arsenal.

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And Cena could be a lucky mascot as Spurs recorded their first win over their north London rivals in 22 matches, a stunning 5-1 victory to book a place in the Carling Cup final.

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Ex-Tottenham manager and wrestling fanatic Gerry Francis met John at the ground to hand him his very own custom shirt, featuring Cena's college American football number 54 on the back.

Cena told The Sun: "There is such an atmosphere in that stadium, even when it's empty.

"It was an honour to receive this shirt from a legend like Gerry Francis – especially as he's a big WWE fan and will be watching this Sunday's Royal Rumble."

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