Tottenham Hotspur fans have been in the majority been rallying behind Danny Rose after his frank comments in today’s media.
The left-back who is on international duty with England ahead of the World Cup in Russia has publically opened up about his battle with depression caused by a lengthy injury lay-off and a death in the family.
Although Rose’s comments suggest he rests some of his injury blame with Tottenham as a club. The 27-year-old seeked medical treatment for his condition, which he has previously kept silent about, although he insists he is in a positive place ahead of this month’s World Cup in Russia.
Here’s a selection of thoughts from your fellow Spurs fans.
Agree with the sentiment but mental illness isn't a catch-all motivation behind every action. That wasnt an outburst on the training field it was an articulate, considered interview with a very clear agenda so I sympathise and applaud Rose for this interview but not THAT one.
— Ryan Dale thfc (@RyanDale6) June 7, 2018
Anything that enables and empowers awareness around MH issues can only be a good thing. Many men suffer in silence and damage those around them in the process. However using depression to excuse poor judgement doesn’t do a lot for the image of genuine suffering.
— Anton Marc Shaw (@amshealer1) June 7, 2018
Really rate rose for that interview. He clearly shouldn’t have a future at spurs. But he’s got cojones for the interview and when he goes I’ll wish him and thank him for the arsenal goal always.
— paul (@dpg197) June 7, 2018
Yes, but if we don’t know the full story then that isn’t our fault. We can only draw conclusions on what we are told and know. Once the bigger picture is seen then we can adapt our remarks/ criticisms. The comments that were made at the time were right.
— Tottenham Hotspur Supporters Voice (@HotspurVoice) June 7, 2018
Would love him back at his best for us after the World Cup, incredible on his day! #COYS
— D // Wadsworth (@Daryll_Spurs) June 6, 2018
Fully behind Danny Rose. Takes a lot of courage to talk about your mental state. Come back stronger and stay at Spurs ???
— Magic Man Poch (@MagicManPoch) June 7, 2018
Super brave and honest interview from Danny Rose. A dialogue that is not easy but essential to talk about. Glad to see he got help and is recovering. Also refreshing to see footballs not being seen as super heroes and to use this platform to discuss mental health issues.
— Chris (@the_twelfthman) June 7, 2018
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