Leicester's Tielemans honoured with a mural after Cup final heroics

Youri Tielemans honoured with a street wall mural near the ground of his first club Anderlecht following FA Cup final heroics with Leicester City where he scored the winning goal

  • Youri Tielemans started his professional career with Anderlecht back in 2013 
  • He is fondly remembered at the club where he came through the youth system
  • The mural near Lotto Park displays various images of Tielemans in his life
  • Tielemans became a Leicester hero this month after netting FA Cup final winner 

Youri Tielemans has been honoured on a street wall in Belgium with a mural following his recent FA Cup final heroics with Leicester City.

The Belgian scored the crucial only goal of the game in the Wembley victory over Chelsea earlier this month with a superb 30-yard drive to win the competition for the Foxes for first time in their history.

Now, on the wall of a house a stone’s throw away from the ground of his former club Anderlecht where he started his career, a mural has been depicted featuring various images of the 24-year-old and his signature.

Youri Tielemans stands in front of a mural dedicated to him near his former club Anderlecht

Tielemans celebrates his goal that helped Leicester win the FA cup against Chelsea in May

The midfielder started his career at Anderlecht, penning a professional deal in 2013 after 11 years as a youth player. From there he went on to play 185 games for the club over the next four years, scoring 35 goals and creating 31 assists.

Tielemans is fondly remembered by Anderlecht supporters having helped the club win two league titles, and it was while based at the club’s Lotto Park ground where he became the first player ever to feature in 10 Champions League games before his 18th birthday.

Following two years at Monaco he moved to Leicester where he had become a fan favourite even before his Wembley heroics against Chelsea. 

So far at the King Power Stadium he has 17 goals and 19 assists from 108 games.

As well as an Anderlecht and Leicester star, the 24-year-old will hope to become a Belgian national hero this summer when he attempts to guide the national team to glory at Euro 2020.

Tielemans (right) rose up the Anderlecht ranks before starting his senior career in 2013

After joining Leicester in 2017, he has since gone on to become a key player at the club

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