Norwich City fan Nelson is on the ball with his green and yellow van

The owner of this green and yellow van, which was spotted in Sprowston by an Evening News reader, has come forward.

Nelson Lemof, 33, pictured, is the man who was inspired to pay tribute to Paul Lambert's team in a rather fun and unusual way.

A photo of his van was shared on our new community website,, after being taken on the ring road on the edge of Sprowston, near Roundtree Way.

It turns out Mr Lemof, who was born in Portugal but moved with his family to Hellesdon two and a half years ago, works on the fish counter at the Tesco supermarket, on Blue Boar Lane in Sprowston.

Mr Lemof sent in this new photo of his van, using, and the father-of-three said: 'It doesn't look that great but it is a bit of fun. I don't have a season ticket and I don't get to many games, because It is difficult to get a ticket, but I go to some away games.

'I've become a big fan and I'm very impressed with how they have done this season.'

The van comes complete with yellow hub caps and its back doors and handles are all painted in yellow and green.

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There's no missing Mr Lemof's van, and he says that certainly goes down better in some places than others. He added: 'I do travel about a lot and I was not really welcomed in Ipswich!

'Once when I was down in London I got stopped by the police and I thought I was in trouble, but it turned out he was from Norwich and just wanted to say hello!'

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