Souness ripped into the theatrics of Spurs forward Erik Lamela, which resulted in the sending off for ManUtd’s Martial, was a bit controversial, and Sky Sports apologized quickly.
The player-turned-pundit Graeme Souness took his displeasure on the Spurs player Erik Lamela‘s movements to a long way on Sunday. Sky Sports became pressured to make an apology after Graeme Souness used a racial stereotype to criticize Tottenham attacker Erik Lamela.
Graeme Souness rips into Lamela’s on-field theatrics:
Against Manchester United on Sunday, the Argentine became worried in a scrap with Anthony Martial and then went down dramatically after the Frenchman touched his face. Martial became in the long run despatched off for the incident with Spurs occurring to win the healthy at Old Trafford 6-1. Souness became left furious through Lamela’s theatrics and ended up creating a racist stereotype at some point in a lengthy-winded rant. He said,” If Martial is going then Lamela has to go. It is pathetic. It’s very Latin. If one goes, both have to go. It’s pathetic. We, the Brits, do it differently. I’ve played in a Latin country, I’ve worked in Latin countries, I know how they see the game. Lamela will sleep well tonight thinking he has done a great piece of work for his team. That is not us.”
Sky Sports apologizes for offending the Latin culture:
Not lengthy after Souness’s comments, Sky Sports presenter Dave Jones chimed in with an apology because the broadcaster appeared to keep away from controversy. Jones issued an apology for the stereotyping of the Latin culture.
Man Utd’s humiliation by Spurs sees them fall to 16th place in the table:
Martial’s sending off got here with Spurs already main 2-1 and the site visitors went on to attain similarly 4 instances to sentence United to their joint-worst Premier League defeat. The result leaves United sitting sixteenth withinside the Premier League with one win and losses from their first 3 games.