Tottenham Hotspur’s Harry Kane has become one of the shining lights of English football over the last few years, transforming from Spurs academy starlet to England captain.
After all that Kane has achieved in the game, you would think that he deserves some respect from his fellow footballers, however, Liverpool starlet Harvey Elliott certainly did not show this courtesy in an online video.
The 16-year-old posted an offensive video on Snapchat calling Kane a ‘f****** m***’ as his side was defeated by Liverpool in the Champions League final back in June (BBC).
The winger has now admitted to using derogatory language in his insult, claiming that he was unaware the word was a term used to mock the disabled community.
Elliott has now been banned from all domestic club football for two weeks, with Jordan Henderson also talking to the player about his behaviour. Not only this, but the Liverpool player will have to pay a £350 fine and attend a face-to-face education course.
Some Spurs fans have reacted on Twitter:
Fourteen day? What ?
— meina⚘ (@SonxDele) October 11, 2019
“Go to ur room”
— Marcus?? (@Delecopter) October 11, 2019
When will the T Shirts in support of Elliot come out?
— Ben B (@Funkredible_Ben) October 11, 2019
350 quid, LVFC better start a GoFundMe jheez
— Max Holloway (@maxholloway) October 11, 2019
— Snap Spurs (@snapjames) October 11, 2019
Shame a good old club @LFC have mocking fools like this playing for them. He should be removed from the football family. He & Liverpool need to stand up and apologise to Harry Kane an upright & decent footballer
— hugh johnson (@HughNTJohnson) October 11, 2019
And Harry Kane be like… pic.twitter.com/yWA4ryCZJd
— James Forbes (@JamesForbes72) October 11, 2019
Don’t worry, morons, by their very nature, will never be understood.
— WrongStar (@WrongStar) October 11, 2019
Imagine if this was a Tottenham player done at Salah…. they’d be crying racism.
Poor old Kane gets everyone take the piss out of him.
— RJ Millross (@RMillross) October 11, 2019
Spurs Web Opinion:
This is all well and good, but I don’t see any mention of an apology to Harry Kane himself. Kane deserves some respect, especially from a young English player who, presumably, is looking to break into the national side with Kane in the coming years.
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