FIFA start investigation of middle finger Dele Alli
The FIFA has started an investigation to English international Dele Alli because of the middle finger that he showed in the world cup-kwalificatieduel with Slovakia on Monday (2-1).
On the images showed that the midfielder of Tottenham Hotspur in the 77th minute, his middle finger appeared. Just had the midfielder a push received from Martin Skrtel, but referee Clement Turpin saw no offense in.
It seemed like Alli are gesture for the referee Turpin was intended, but that was, according to the midfielder is not the case. “My gesture was a joke with my good friend Kyle Walker. Apologies if anyone is offended felt,” said Alli on Twitter.
Coach Gareth Southgate of England believed the statement of Alli. “They have a strange way of communicating,” said Southgate about Alli and Walker, who until the end of last season along with Tottenham played. Walker left this summer to Manchester City, and was the right back of England against the Slovaks.
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Also Tottenham trainer Mauricio Pochettino took the gesture is no big thing. “In my time it happened there are still worse things on the field. He has just now the bad luck that everything is being filmed”, said the Argentine on Thursday.
It is expected that the wereldvoetbalbond at the end of september ruling on a possible punishment.
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