KANE SMITH celebrated Boreham Wood’s FA Cup win against Everton by wearing a Tony Hibbert jersey.
Difficult as hell Coffee fan, 25, has plenty of reasons to smile when his non-league team pulls off a historic victory over Bournemouth in the Championship for their reservation within Thursday.
Captain Mark Ricketts, 37, scored the only goal of the game to seal the win for Boreham at Vitality.
And it means the National League club now faces an exciting match against By Frank Lampard Everton at Goodison Park.
One person who was extremely happy with that result was Boreham Wood ace Smith.
As his teammates celebrated wildly, Smith made his way towards the away fans wearing an upside down Everton shirt with ‘Hibbert 2’ on the chest.
Boreham’s favorite player is an avid Toffees fan, who has attended numerous matches.
The draw for the fifth round was conducted earlier in the day, hanging the carrot of the dream Goodison tie for the right-back.
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And he will fulfill a lifelong dream when he plays at Merseyside next month.
Smith’s night was made even better later when the official Everton Twitter account sent him a message.
It read: “Congratulations @kanesmithler! We look forward to seeing you at Goodison – but this time on the pitch. ”
Indeed, Smith would certainly be delighted with Everton’s kind words.
And the defender’s own Twitter profile shows just how passionate he is about the Toffees and their former star player Hibbert.
Smith’s profile reads: “Just trying to be like my idol, Tony Hibbert.”
Hibbert, 40, played 328 times in 16 seasons for Everton, retiring at the end of the 2015/16 season.
And he certainly loved the story of Smith and Boreham Wood’s incredible underdogs in this season’s FA Cup.
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https://www.the-sun.com/sport/football/premier-league/4627538/boreham-wood-everton-hibbert-smith-fa-cup/ Watch Boreham Wood hero – and Everton fan – Kane Smith celebrate as he lacing up Goodison in Tony Hibbert’s shirt after being upset