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Cry Baby Evra Threatens Fabregas

On the eve of one of the largest football matches of his career, one would think that Man Utd's Patrice Evra would be concentrating on the task in hand rather than carrying on his whinge over some rough house treatment he received from Arsenal's Cesc Fabregas.

Evra was the recipient of some rather tasty tackles in the Premier League match between Arsenal and Man United at Old Trafford after the Frenchman baited the Gunners claiming it was 'men against children' in the Champions League semi-final in which The Red Devils wiped the floor with Arsenal.

Eva had his say directly after the game, but a couple of weeks later ... he's still wittering on.

In a bizarre rant that could, and should land him in hot water with the FA, Evra clearly aims a threat towards the Arsenal captain that makes him sound, rather ironically, like a schoolchild.

'If it amuses you to hit people, you do boxing, you do taekwondo, whatever you want. But you don't play football.' sobbed Evra

' We will see each other again off the pitch and there will not be a referee to give me a red card.'

'I was really disappointed. Everyone understood that he wanted to hurt me. It was because of what I said after the Champions League semi-final: 11 boys against 11 men.'

'I said it and I thought it. But in this world, as soon as you say what you think then you are seen as arrogant.'




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Writer: Rocky7 Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday May 27 2009

Time: 11:43AM

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I wonder if JA Reyes is waiting to see Gary Neville of the pitch. In the same vain, any of hundreds of players who played against Roy Keane. Evra is a very good full back, but he does often have cases of severe verbal diarrhoea!
navydave
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27/05/2009 12:04:00

As I mentioned elsewhere Evra received a ban for a violent act towards a member of the Chelsea groundstaff recently. He should listen to his own words. If it amuses you to hit people then maybe you shouldn't play football.
Amos.
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27/05/2009 12:20:00

Evra is a complete c*** and 'should' but probably won't receive a ban as he's a Man Utd player. Hell Rooney and Ronaldo get away with worse in every other game, why should this be any different? Although I look forward to Cesc or someone like Kolo "doing" him next time they line up against each other. Ahh, makes you realise how much we miss Paddy...
LondonGooner
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27/05/2009 12:59:00

I miss Keown more LG - Evra wouldn't be playing in next seasons CL games, never mind tonight ... lol
Rocky7
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27/05/2009 13:11:00

When the 'men vs boys' thing came out, I thought he's a boaster. But 2 weeks on, come on, shouldn't he be talking about the big final?! I can't wait to see Messi kick him now, though Messi never kicks people! lol
GoonerLou
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27/05/2009 13:34:00

Evra to get sent off and give away a penalty in injury time>> muahaha
paul_ownz
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27/05/2009 14:59:00

If Henry is a true Arsenal legend he will 2 foot the mouthy fecker in the throat tonight ;)
iceman10
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27/05/2009 15:03:00

He's thought of as arrogant because that is the characteristic he displays most often. I can't recall ever admiring his humility. Surely comments such as this are worth a charge of bringing the game into disrepute? As I recall Steve Bruce, Brian Robson, Roy Keane, Gary and Phil Neville, Paul Ince and many others I can't be bothered to name have all been Manc players and guilty of dishing it out a bit too much at times. The man is behaving like a spoilt child and should learn that if you disrespect and insult people you are likely to get a pretty uncompromising reaction. His comments after that match were unprofessional in the extreme.
norfolk dumpling
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27/05/2009 16:02:00

'in this world, as soon as you say what you think then you are seen as arrogant.' I think that might just be the most pathetic quote of the year.
ArsenalRob
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27/05/2009 17:40:00

That last quote is as pathetic as somebody saying: "We can't even celebrate St Georges day any more because of the PC brigade!" Limited brain I tell ya.
Tom14
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27/05/2009 17:55:00

Evra is the same scumbag who almost destroyed Sagna's career when they both played in France. Sagna was at Auxerre and Evra was at Monaco. In one game, he challenged (assaulted, more accurately) Sagna in a move that put Bacary out for a long time, it broke his leg. Sagna's father famously condemned Evra to the press and vowed never ever to forgive him. Evra responded in subsequent comments to the press that his manager at Monaco, Deschamps, had impressed on his players to go all out with no-holds-barred, committed tackles. He's always done this kind of thing, he shoots his mouth off all the time with a lot of trashtalk. Apparently, he thinks he should be allowed to do or say whatever the hell he wants and get no retaliation. When someone retaliates, he whines. If any one of our players had made such trashy comments about any of our opponents I'd expect that he'd be in for some treatment the next time we played against them. It's inevitable.
jaelle
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27/05/2009 18:39:00

Had Messi in his pocket...
Tom14
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27/05/2009 21:50:00

Champions league final 2009. Men against Babies.
iceman10
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27/05/2009 21:57:00

Iceman, it was geniuses against embryos.
ArsenalRob
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27/05/2009 22:24:00

He should stick to boxing. Although I hear a spot on the French subs bench has opened up as boot boy for Clichy. I must say I'd like to see Fab slap him up irl though.
Englishman-in-NY
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27/05/2009 22:41:00

Where was Evra the Man when Xavi sent in that cross for the Shortest Boy on the pitch to head home?
GoonerLou
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27/05/2009 23:10:00

the real baby got spanked by men from catalunya, hahahahaha
supersof
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28/05/2009 05:32:00

"Had Messi in his pocket..." Tom14 ??? Messi played through the middle and Evra (at LB) only got near him once....coincidentally to let Eto through to score.
LondonGooner
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28/05/2009 08:48:00

Both goals coming through Evra's side of the pitch ..... serves the **** right! Mwhahahahaha!
Rocky7
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28/05/2009 09:37:00

Come on LG, don't let yourself down...
Tom14
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28/05/2009 10:42:00

That's what happened! Messi played through the middle for 80 odd minutes last night occaasionally drifing wide but always coming back thorugh the middle. My own eyes and all match reports highlighted this very point, there's nothing being let down here tom...I would suggest a rewatching of the match otherwise.
LondonGooner
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28/05/2009 11:14:00

I can only assume that Tom was being sarcastic and that his comments about letting yourself down imply that his sarcasm ha gone over your head ........ otherwise I got no idea what he's talking about.
Rocky7
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28/05/2009 11:22:00

Rocky understand my inner feelings...
Tom14
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28/05/2009 18:43:00

Basically, Evra's a **** (one of many at Man Utd).
ArsenalFan01
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29/05/2009 13:44:00

Sarcasm does slip me by occasionally lol We do miss having a Keown Rocky, an "animal" type player if you like and I don't mean a donkey like Adebayor!
LondonGooner
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30/05/2009 18:48:00

 

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