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2020/21 ePL finalists: Thomas 'HashtagTom_' Leese (TOT)

14 Mar 2021

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With the ePremier League finals taking place between 23-26 March, we profile the remaining gamers.

Thomas "HashtagTom_" Leese (TOT)

After winning last year's competition at the first attempt with Watford, Tom is now hoping to retain his title representing the club he supports, Tottenham Hotspur.

The 22-year-old from Cheshunt has played professionally since finishing his A-levels and also creates content on Twitch and YouTube.

Tom would love nothing more than to meet good friend Tass in a Spurs v Arsenal final.

Get to know Tom

Are you a fan of the club you are representing and how does it feel to be playing in the ePL finals for them?

I am a massive Spurs fan and I'm buzzing to represent the club. I missed out in 2019 which hurt a lot and decided to play for Watford last year so I could team up with Shawrey (my Hashtag teammate).

After winning it last year I thought it would be great to defend my trophy representing Spurs, so I'm very happy to be able to represent them.

If you could meet one current first-team player from your club who would it be and why?

Tough question! I think it would be between Gareth Bale and Harry Kane, but to make sure I'm not a fence-sitter, I'll say Kane.

A model professional and there's nothing better than watching an academy player come through the ranks and become a superstar.

Have you done anything to enhance your game this season?

I think mentality is the key to improve your game. Being able to perform in practice is easy but it's the players who can replicate that under pressure that excel.

I try to maintain a healthy sleeping pattern and enjoy myself when I play. I'm at my best when I play off instinct and don't overthink things.

What would it mean for you to win the ePL title again?

I would love to retain my trophy as I think the best players are the ones who can do it consistently and win numerous trophies.

If I could go back to back it'd be a big statement and secure myself as one of the top players in FIFA.

Social media handles

Twitter: @HashtagTom_ Instagram: @HashtagTom_ Twitch:  @HashtagTom_ YouTube: Hashtag Tom

See: How they qualified

Meet: 2020/21 ePL finalists

Fans in the UK can watch the finals on Sky Sports, BT Sport, BBC iPlayer and BBC Sport online. They will also be shown on Premier League channels and EA SPORTS' FIFA Twitch channel, as well as being made available to viewers around the world by international licensees.

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