“Put it this way, if that was Jose, he’d have got sent straight to the stands as soon as he got back to his technical area. It’d be a 25-game ban – I dread to think.” - Sky Sports pundit Paul Merson believes that had Mourinho celebrated a game winning goal the way Klopp did against Everton, he would have received a more severe punishment from the FA.
“Another example of the ridiculous sexism that still exists in sport – why do women still have to put up with that? What questions did they ask Mbappe and Modric? I’d imagine something to do with football. And to everyone who thinks people are overreacting and it was just a joke… it wasn’t. I’ve been involved in sport my whole life and the level of sexism is unreal.” - British tennis star
Andy Murray hit out at the co- host of the 2018 Ballon d’Or awards, Martin Solveig, for asking Ada Hegerberg if she knew how to twerk.
“It’s a big competition. One of the greatest in the world. We don’t know what tomorrow will bring but I believe that every great player, at least one day, has to play in the Premier League.” - Neymar expresses his admiration for the Premier League on a video posted to his YouTube channel. Premier League fans, start dreaming!
“For example, you have two young players starting out their careers. Both play for the same team, both have done the right thing which is buy a new house for their mothers… But look how the newspapers get their message across for the young black player and then for the young white player. I think it is unacceptable, both innocent, have not done a thing wrong but just by the way it was worded.” - Raheem Sterling speaks out against the media coverage of black footballers and the role it plays in fueling racism and aggressive behaviour.