By Beck Pascal

14th Feb, 2022 | 11:10am

Dominic Calvert-Lewin shows why he's fan favourite at Everton

Everton ace Dominic Calvert-Lewin was back in action at Goodison Park on Saturday (February 12) showing the Toffees fans what they have missed from the striker. 

The England international led the line for the Blues in their empathic 3-0 victory over fellow relegation strugglers, Leeds United. 

His presence on the game itself wasn’t Calvert-Lewin’s only impressive display though. 

It was clear to see why his status as fan favourite is so strong with his actions after the game. 

Despite being on the bench at the final whistle, the forward still made the effort to walk over to the Bullins Road stand to show appreciation to the fans where he gave his top to an overjoyed supporter according to ECHO

However, that wasn’t his good deed done for the day. A young boy who remained in the stadium well after full time managed to get a signed shirt from DCL topped off with a selfie. 

Role model 

Calvert-Lewin has been sorely missed in several areas this season and his return will give Everton a huge boost for the remainder of the season if he can stay fit. 

Calvert-Lewin is absolutely vital to the way the Blues play and his absence was a stern reminder of that. 

He offers a great outlet, can hold the ball up extremely well and link others into the play as well as provide crucial goals and assists that are decisive in winning games – it’s safe to say he is the main man. 

What is even more impressive is his absolute professionalism and maturity.

It’s quite rare that a player as young as 24, with no direct links to the Toffees other than the fact they gave him his opportunity, understands the club so well. 

He speaks with class almost every time he deals with the media which is down to his genuine focus and playing well and doing what is best for the club.  

DCL could have easily rested on his laurels after playing over 70 minutes for the first time in a very long time but his appreciation shown to the fans speaks volumes of his character.

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