Carragher apologises for spitting incident, faces sack - FCNaija

EPL By: Ambrose Udeme | 12/03/2018

Liverpool and England legend has apologised for Saturday's spitting incident in the wake of the Kops' 2-1 defeat to Manchester United but faces the axe at Sky Sports.

The 40-year-old defender turned television pundit for Sky Sports, had been covering his former side's 2-1 defeat by Manchester United on Saturday. video footage obtained by the Mirror showed Carragher react by spitting at a car after being "goaded".

Carragher videoed spitting in a 14-year-old girl’s face - FCNaija

Carragher in a tweet after the incident said: Totally out of order & I've apologised personally to all the family this evening.

"I was goaded 3/4 times along the motorway while being filmed & lost my rag. No excuse apologies."

Meanwhile, a Sky Sports spokesperson according to BBC Sports has confirmed the Kops legend's behaviour is unacceptable and would be reviewed.

"It's unacceptable behaviour and we will be addressing it with Jamie."

In the video, Carragher exchanges waves with the girl's dad. Carragher winds down his window while the girl's dad winds down his passenger side window. The dad can then be heard shouting: "Unlucky Jamie lad. Two, one."

Carragher reacts by leaning out of his window and spitting towards the car, hitting the girl, who is sitting in the front passenger seat.