Former Derby County player Peter Shilton has been shelled on social media after his apparent lack of knowledge about Marcelo Bielsa’s nationality.
A video posted by @CREATIVElead on Twitter showed Shilton unaware of Marcelo Bielsa’s nationality when he was live on Sky Sports, confusing the Argentine to be an Italian.
While the error could have been harmlessly sidelined, Shilton made a further comment which caused a furore on social media.
When he was informed that Bielsa was not an Italian but an Argentine, Shilton replied “Oh is he? Makes it even worse then, doesn’t it?”
The eight-second video has crossed 147K views on Twitter. While it is common knowledge that the English and the Argentinians are not friends when it comes to national team football, many Leeds United felt that Shilton’s additional comment was unnecessary and racist at its core.
Shilton’s controversial comment came after Leeds United coach Marcelo Bielsa’s “Spygate” scandal came into limelight.
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A fiercely contested match at Wembley between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United ended with United winning by a single goal last night.
Bitter with a home defeat, Spurs fans have been quick to point out the chink in their defensive armour- Kieran Trippier.
The Englishman, who had a rather sketchy match against United, was also at the root of Rashford’s winner after his pass was intercepted by Lingard, who passed it to Pogba before Rashford struck the ball past Lloris.
Minutes before the goal, Trippier was also at the heart of a scuffle with Anthony Martial when the Frenchman refused to kick the ball out of play after Moussa Sissoko was injured.
Irritated by this, Trippier charged at Martial and pushed him. Martial was livid and looked like he was about to ruin Trippier before Harry Winks was able to separate them.
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Social media accounts of football computer game Pro Evolution Soccer posted a new video online welcoming Rangers’ new acquisition Jermain Defoe. .
The Bournemouth player is on an 18-month loan deal at the Ibrox Stadium with a release clause.
The 36-year-old English forward has scored 162 goals in 496 appearances in the Premier League and the excitement among Rangers fans after the transfer has definitely been peaked by the video released by PES on Twitter.
Defoe’s likeness to his in-game look in PES is remarkably close, and the ten-second video has now received over 48000 views on Twitter.
After Rangers joined Liverpool and Barcelona last year, along with Celtic as premium partners of Konami, fans were waiting for the developers to recreate Ibrox Stadium and update more in-game player faces.
Now that PES has released Defoe’s in-game look, it could be only a matter of days before gamers can enjoy playing matches at a recreated Ibrox Stadium in PES 2019.
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As Liverpool lost to Manchester City in a fiercely fought match at Etihad Stadium, both fanbases went online to debate the outcome. Prime among the topics discussed were the goal-line technology decision that ruled out Mane’s effort and Vincent Kompany’s challenge on Mohamed Salah.
While City and Liverpool fans went toe-to-toe on social media, Arsenal forward Alexandre Lacazette was also spotted being active on Twitter after the game.
Arsenal fans, who were naturally happy with the result as it effectively protects their “Invincibles” title, became elated to see their forward Lacazette like a post on Twitter which celebrated the Liverpool loss with a headline “And still only one Invincible team.”
With Liverpool’s undefeated run in Premier League coming to an end, Arsenal fans are relishing it as a way of getting back at the Reds fans, who had won the bragging rights when the two teams last met on 29th December 2018 at Anfield.
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