The Dereham Santa? Todd Cantwell is 'giving back to fans' this Christmas

Todd Cantwell is giving fans in the Dereham area Christmas presents this year.

Todd Cantwell is giving fans in the Dereham area Christmas presents this year. - Credit: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Limited

Forget Deco. Todd Cantwell is giving Santa Claus a run for his money this year.

In a post on Twitter, Norwich City player Cantwell announced he was giving presents to fans with yellow and green balloons outside their houses in the Dereham area.

The kind-hearted gesture received hundreds of likes and interactions on social media with many replies full of praise for the 23-year-old. 

Phil Sherwood took part in the fun by putting yellow and green balloons outside his home.

Phil Sherwood took part in the fun by putting yellow and green balloons outside his home. - Credit: Phil Sherwood

Some supporters even replied with pictures of their balloons outside their houses.

Fan Phil Sherwood said: "I think what Todd is doing is lovely and in the true spirit of Christmas, he is a good local lad and my boys love him."

Norwich City fan Archie with yellow and green balloons outside his house.

Norwich City fan Archie with yellow and green balloons outside his house. - Credit: Katie Hart-Copsey

In a second tweet, Cantwell confirmed the giveaway would last until Christmas Eve.

Donna Todd added the balloons to her existing Christmas decorations.

Donna Todd added the balloons to her existing Christmas decorations. - Credit: Donna Todd

He added: "Just trying to spread some Christmas spirit."

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Despite a difficult campaign for the club so far this season, it is clear that Cantwell is still providing City fans with special memories off the pitch.

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