Shoot! would like to wish Christian Eriksen many happy returns as the Tottenham Hotspur midfielder celebrates his 26th birthday this evening!

The Denmark international, who already has an impressive 75 international caps for his country, thoroughly enjoyed the night before his birthday, scoring the equaliser in Spurs’ 2-2 UEFA Champions League draw away at Serie A champions Juventus on Tuesday.

Eriksen, who joined the North London outfit back in August 2013 following his reported £11m move from Eredivisie side Ajax, has scored 51 goals in 212 games overall for Tottenham.

This season, central midfielder Eriksen has netted nine goals and provided eight assists in all competitions, with Mauricio Pochettino’s men currently sat fifth in the Premier League standings, having advanced into the last-16 of the Champions League and into the fifth round of the FA Cup.

So to celebrate the Dane’s latest milestone, here is Shoot!‘s five facts you may not know about Spurs star Eriksen…

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