The Football Association have taken the strange view of mocking Harry Kane following Tottenham Hotspur’s FA Cup semi-final defeat to Manchester United.
The England international was the at centre of a Tweet from the FA’s official FA Cup Twitter account where United defender Chris Smalling is being asked: “What’s that in your pocket, Chris?”
There is a video then of Smalling saying ‘Harry Kane’ from a previous interview where he mentions his England colleague’s name, after Kane failed to make an impact in the match at Wembley.
Me: What’s that in your pocket, Chris?
— The Emirates FA Cup (@EmiratesFACup) April 21, 2018
It is absolutely bizarre for the FA to allow this to happen, especially when Kane is the poster boy of English football ahead of the World Cup in Russia this summer.
Kane recently returned to action following an ankle injury sustained at Bournemouth, with some questioning whether he is actually fully fit.
The Spurs striker is five goals behind Liverpool’s Mo Salah in the race for the golden boot, with four Premier League fixtures still to play for Kane to try and catch the Egyptian.
What do you make of the Tweet? Is it just banter?
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