Deployed as a midfieder, Dele Alli plays for Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League and the England national football team. Joining MK Dons youth system at the age of 11 and then debuting for the first team five years later, he made 74 league appearances, scoring 22 goals and played for the England U17, U18, and U19 teams. Dele Alli signed for Tottenham Hotspur in February 2015 for a five-million-pound transfer fee. On 17 November 2015, Alli made his first start for the England senior team, scoring a terrific opening goal from a long range shot to defeat
Hugo Llorisin a 2-0 win against France at Wembley Stadium.
Brought up in Milton Keynes, Alli joined the youth system at MK Dons aged 11 and debuted for the first team on 2 November 2012 in a 0-0 draw with Cambridge City in the FA Cup first round. The 2013-2014 season saw Alli break into the MK Dons first team on a regular basis before moving to Spurs on 2 February 2015.
Dele Alli was a Liverpool fan growing up and Steven Gerrard was his hero in childhood.