Photo: Lamela poses with Beckham at Tottenham training ground
No, not that Beckham...
Erik Lamela was all smiles with NFL star Odell Beckham Junior on Tuesday as the Tottenham Hotspur midfielder played host at Hotspur Way.
The Argentina international is currently undertaking some vigorous pre-season training under Mauricio Pochettino’s watchful eye ahead of the new 2016/17 Premier League campaign.
However, Lamela was afforded time from his busy schedule to meet some of the stars of NFL UK ahead of the American Football season.
And the playmaker swapped shirts with New York Giants wide receiver Beckham in north London on Tuesday.
Lamela posted the above photo on his Instagram page and wrote the following caption:
“A pleasure to meet #OdellBeckhamJr today 🏈⚽ @nfluk”
Tottenham finished in third place in the Premier League table last season after initially challenging for the top-flight crown.
Spurs slipped to third spot on the final day of the season after a 5-1 loss to Newcastle United at St James’s Park.
Arsenal managed to hoist themselves above their bitter north London rivals thanks to a 4-0 win against relegated Aston Villa.
Pochettino’s side will start the new Premier League campaign with a trip to Everton at Goodison Park on 14 August.