Tom Carroll is an English footballer who plays for Tottenham Hotspur and the England national football team. He plays as a deep-lying creative central midfielder, and is particularly valued for his high passing percentage accuracy and creativity. His style of play has drawn comparisons with former teammate Luka ModriÃ„â€¡.
Born on the 18th of May 1992 Carroll began his club career at Tottenham Hotspur first playing for their Under-16 squad. In June 2010, he signed a professional contract with Tottenham after scoring 10 goals in 23 games for their Academy side. He made his first senior Tottenham appearance against Heart of Midlothian in the Europa League play off second leg on 25 August 2011, and was assigned the squad number 46.
Carroll went through a series of loan moves to Leyton Orient in 2011, Derby Country in 2012 and Queens Park Rangers in 2013 for more first team experience. Carroll looks set to be a key player for Spurs in future seasons.
In March 2011, Carroll was called up to represent the England Under-19 team for the first time in a friendly away to the Netherlands. He made his under-21 debut on 21 March 2013, replacing Jordan Henderson in the 74th minute of a 3-0 win against Romania. Carroll looks set to be a key player for the England senior side in future tournaments.