VIDEO: L-plates for Dawson as Tottenham team-mates taunt defender at training ground
15:27 GMT, 4 December 2012
It's been a frustrating season for Michael Dawson so far. He has made only 11 appearances and limped off injured at the weekend with a hamstring problem during last weekend's 3-0 Barclays Premier League win at Fulham.
And to compound his misery, the England defender became the butt of all jokes at the Tottenham training ground after he suffered humiliation at the hands of his team-mates.
Game for a laugh: Michael Dawson loses 5-0 at FIFA 13 to team-mate Tom Huddlestone at Tottenham's training ground
Dawson, 29, competed against midfielder Tom Huddlestone, full-back Kyle Naughton and youngster Thomas Carroll in a four-man FIFA 13 tournament.
But he was forced to endure the ignominy of being handed L-plates after he was thrashed 5-0 to eventual winner Huddlestone.
'I was horrendous,' said Dawson.
All smiles: Huddlestone revels in his success alongside Kyle Naughton (L), Dawson and Thomas Carroll (R)
'Unfortunately I got beat 5-0. But I was rather happy keeping it down to five. Tom [Huddlestone] thought he was going to beat me by a lot more!
Huddlestone, who was crowned Tottenham's champion after beating Naughton in the final, added: 'I play it quite a bit at home with my friends to be fair, which probably helped me win.
A Premier League footballer spending his spare time playing video games. Who would have thought it…
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