Video: Ruben Dias serves up an immaculate tackle against Tottenham Hotspur

Ruben Dias tackle on Harry Kane

Ruben Dias showed athleticism of the highest order with a world-class tackle on Harry Kane during the Carabao Cup final win against Tottenham Hotspur at Wembley.

Unluckily for the Manchester City defender, referee Paul Tierney adjudged it to be a foul on the England international and awarded Spurs a freekick.

Though, there is a good chance that the referee’s decision might have been swayed by the extreme reaction from Kane.

Harry Kane was lambasted on Twitter after he appeared to have made a meal of what was a superb piece of defending from Ruben Dias.

The Portuguese international delivered a monster performance to earn his side a well-deserved trophy as he snuffed out any little chance Spurs had managed to create during the game.

His tackle on Kane was as satisfying as it gets, only marred by the Spurs forward’s over-the-top reaction –


By Surjit Patowary

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