Dele re­moves his in­sen­si­tive tweet

The Citizen (KZN) - - Phakaaathi - Lon­don

– Tot­ten­ham Hot­spur mid­fielder Dele Alli has apol­o­gised for a video posted on his Snapchat ac­count in which he ap­peared to mock an Asian man in re­la­tion to the coro­n­avirus out­break.

The newly iden­ti­fied coro­n­avirus out­break in China has killed over 900 peo­ple, with more than 40 000 in­fected.

Alli, who has been on hol­i­day while Spurs are on their win­ter break, posted the video of him wear­ing a face mask in an air­port lounge with the mes­sage, “Corona whattt, please lis­ten with vol­ume.”

He then zooms the cam­era to­wards a man of Asian ap­pear­ance be­fore pan­ning to a bot­tle of an­ti­sep­tic hand wash with the cap­tion read­ing: “This virus gunna have to be quicker than that to catch me.”

The post was re­moved and Alli later apol­o­gised on the Chi­nese so­cial me­dia plat­form Weibo. –

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