Shock result: Matt Le Tissier voted greatest Premier League player




In one of the best underdog stories of modern times, Matt Le Tissier has seen off a host of Premier League greats to win the prestigious Eurosport Cup.
Our readers flocked to back the Southampton legend, who saw off Thierry Henry in the final to be crowned the greatest Premier League player ever.


When the vote was concluded at 13:30 on Sunday May 17, Le Tissier had secured 60% of the 21,042 votes cast – a monumental triumph given he was almost cut from the initial 32-player shortlist.
Le Tissier’s run to the final was magnificent:
Round one: Cristiano Ronaldo
Round two: Rio Ferdinand
Quarter-final: Steven Gerrard
Semi-final: Alan Shearer
Final: Thierry Henry

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