Pundit Vinnie Jones has warned “cowardly” Jamie Carragher for spitting at a young female football fan and says he should be sacked by Sky Sports.
Shocking footage emerged of TV pundit and former Liverpool skipper Carragher spitting in the face of a 14-year-old girl after her father mocked him about Manchester United’s 2-1 win over Liverpool on Saturday.
He has since issued an apology for his actions but that does not seem to be enough to pacify former footie hardman, Vinnie Jones, who bashed him in colourful fashion.
“It is cowardly,” Jones told talkSPORT.
“How has the lad driving it not driven after Jamie, rammed him, dragged him out of the car and beat seven… you know what I mean.
“If someone spat at my daughter sitting in the car, I would have been after them. There is no sitting on the fence here, Jamie is down the road – down the Jobcentre tomorrow.
“Spitting at 14-year-olds through a window? He is presenting on the TV. For Christ’s sake, he is supposed to be one of the top men. You can’t condone that whatsoever. It is filth, it is absolute filth.”
The teenage United fan was sitting in the passenger seat while her father was driving and talking to Carragher about the game.
When the girl’s dad teased the former England defender by repeatedly mentioning the score, Carragher first said ‘alright’ before spitting at the car.
The former Liverpool skipper apologised on Sunday through Twitter:
“Totally out of order & Ive apologised personally to all the family this evening. I was goaded 3/4 times along the motorway while being filmed & lost my rag. No excuse apologies.”
Former Newcastle and QPR midfielder Joey Barton expressed his surprise at Carragher’s actions.
“If Jamie is that annoyed he should just keep his window up, or just tell him to mind his own business,” Barton was quoted by the Independent.
“I’ve done a lot of stupid stuff, and we all get stick, but to do that? Surely he’s got to see the fact there’s a young girl in the car… he’s got kids himself!
“Why is he that emotionally attached to the game? He should be an impartial pundit.
“Look, he’s made a mistake but say that was me, I think my position should rightly be under fire and I think his will be.”
It is indeed a shameful act and Carragher should have rather behaved for the respected figure that he is.
(Video) Watch Alisson and Roberto Firmino provide hilarious responses in latest “Bezzies”
We had seen a similar video of Joe Gomez and Virgil van Dijk a few weeks ago, and this one was just as brilliant between the Brazilians.
It started with Alisson answering about what Firmino would take along with him to an island, and the answer wasn’t really that surprising.
The forward answered his wife, which our keeper also guessed correctly. For Alisson’s options, the correct answer was barbecue, which Firmino got right too.
The pair were also asked what is their best body feature and which club they made their debuts for.
There were some great questions in between and Firmino confirmed that his favourite Brazilian player was Ronaldinho and not Ronaldo, while for Alisson it was goalkeeper Taffarel.
Our goalkeeper even predicted that Firmino would be a better keeper than his attacking partners Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane.
The pair seem to be in great form and in spirits ahead of our crucial tie against Manchester United on Sunday.
Hopefully, we pull off a win and stay atop the Premier League table as the games keep coming thick and fast.
Liverpool interested in signing £70m-rated Bundesliga powerhouse
The 19-year-old has been on fire for the Bundesliga giants this season and has seven goals and five assists in all competitions.
The German also has a couple of international caps to his name and plays mostly as an attacking midfielder.
The report claims that Manchester City, Manchester United, Bayern Munich, Real Madrid, Paris Saint-Germain and Barcelona are all “actively” tracking the rising star.
Havertz is rated at £70m (h/t Mirror), and he is the next big thing coming out from the Bundesliga. The 19-year-old was phenomenal last season with three goals and eight assists in the Bundesliga and seems set to break that his record in this campaign.
Liverpool have dipped into the German market several times under Jurgen Klopp, and if anyone would have the inside scoop on the 19-year-old, it has to be our manager due to his spell in the Bundesliga.
The Reds could do with an attacking midfielder in the team as we don’t have someone who can do this role. Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain would be the ideal player for the position but it is unlikely we will see him play any minutes this season due to his injury.
We lead the Premier League and made it into the knockout rounds of the Champions League, and with the right signings, there could be some silverware at Anfield this season.
“It is going to be difficult” – Liverpool star believes Manchester United will be tough opposition
Liverpool play Manchester United in the biggest fixture of the weekend, and the Reds have a sizeable lead over their rivals in the Premier League.
We are 16 points ahead of the Red Devils after just 16 games, and another win will keep us at the top of the table ahead of Manchester City.
Jurgen Klopp has never defeated the Red Devils during his Premier League career, and Georginio Wijnaldum spoke about the tie.
The Dutch midfielder believed we would put up a quality performance, claiming United are a good team while having a bit of a dig claiming they go out not to lose games (h/t Mirror):
“It’s a nice game. We’ll try to put in the same performance that we did against Napoli.
“Things can happen, everyone can have a bad season, it does not mean they [United] are not a good team with good players. Last season, with the same players, they finished second.
“They have good players, a good manager, and they know how to manage games and win games – or not to lose games! It is going to be difficult.”
Jose Mourinho always seems to have a plan when playing against Liverpool, whether it was his Chelsea days or his United days.
We long for a win over the Red Devils, and with our team in great spirits, a win at Anfield could be on the books.
ARTICLES3 months ago
“His agent is to blame”, “Greedy man” – Some Liverpool fans aren’t shocked at former superstar’s latest contract issues
ARTICLES2 years ago
Liverpool Close To Completing Deal For This €44.3 Million Star
ARTICLES3 months ago
Chelsea superstar will think about joining Liverpool after being requested by fan
ARTICLES7 years ago
Livepool 1 Manchester City 1 – Match reaction
ARTICLES2 years ago
113 Goals, 50% Win Rate – Jurgen Klopp’s First Year in Numbers
ARTICLES2 years ago
El Hadji Diouf Goes On A Rant Targeting Steven Gerrard Once Again
CLUB NEWS3 years ago
(PICTURES) Jurgen Klopp Smoking And Having Beer In A Pub
ARTICLES4 years ago
Liverpool FC: The Advantages & Disadvantages Of Champions League Football