Twitter reacts to Dele Alli getting charged by FA for misconduct
Tottenham midfielder Dele Alli has been charged by the Football Association with misconduct for his social media post regarding the coronavirus outbreak. (h/t The Guardian)
Alli posted a video on Snapchat while singling out an Asian man at an airport. The FA wrote to him asking for his observations and have decided to charge him with misconduct (h/t The Guardian).
According to the FA statement, the midfielder’s post breaches FA Rule E3(1) as it was insulting and/or improper and/or brought the game into disrepute (h/t The Guardian).
The midfielder also ran foul of FA Rule E3(2), “as it included a reference, whether express or implied, to race and/or colour and/or ethnic origin and/or nationality (h/t The Guardian).
Once the outrage started pouring in Alii deleted the video and apologized on the Chinese networking platform ‘Weibo’ for his insensitivity. He has been given time till 5 March 2020 to provide a response to these charges (h/t The Guardian).
A number of Tottenham fans took to Twitter to express their feelings on the matter. We take a look at some of the tweets.
Twitter reactions on Dele Alli’s charge
No he’s been poor lately we’ll be fine.
— R3llec 🇸🇪 (@R3llec) February 24, 2020
Might aswel have been banned performances hes been putting in
— yid (@yidoo90) February 24, 2020
I am deffo starting to think the same.
All those challenges against us unpunished. Son gets sent off twice!
People do not want to see spurs succeed.
At least Gerard will get his perm winners medal tho when city get their points deduction. #premsFixed
— Glenn coleman (@forevaspurs) February 24, 2020
Sure there is an agenda when it's Tottenham ??
— Andy (@ANDY181250) February 24, 2020
What a clown 🤡
— Hiperactivo (@lopztp) February 26, 2020
Ffs Dele Alli 🤦🏼♀️
— bethany-paige (@_bethanypaige) February 26, 2020
Good to see the FA are being consistent by charging Dele Alli. Didn't even charge Wayne Hennessey for a Nazi salute.
— Joe Holden (@Holden93x) February 26, 2020
If Dele Alli gets a ban, Spurs are getting top 4.
— Sully (@ftblSully) February 26, 2020
Dele Alli charged. Not getting easier for Mourinho
— BlueWhale (@DrBluewhale) February 26, 2020
— Jonathan Veal (@jonathandveal83) February 26, 2020
— Boudoir Boris (@BoudoirBoris) February 26, 2020
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In the words of Judge Rinder he's 'Stoooopid' ! 😡
— Ros (@ros_tinkler) February 26, 2020
Whats the punishment? if its suspension im going to storm the FA heaquarters on a horse built from snakes
— Mr Blue Sky (@MrBlueS84050314) February 26, 2020
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