English FA apologizes for tweet poking fun at Harry Kane
ABS-CBN Sports on Apr 24, 2018 08:17 AM
Tottenham Hotspur's Harry Kane, right falls over Manchester United's Chris Smalling during the English FA Cup semifinal soccer match between Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur at Wembley stadium in London, Saturday, April 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
LONDON (AP) — England's Football Association has apologized to Tottenham and Manchester United for a tweet posted on the official FA Cup account following their semifinal at Wembley Stadium.
The tweet poked fun at the performance of Tottenham striker Harry Kane during United's 2-1 win on Saturday.
In a mock-interview style, the tweet read: "Me: What's that in your pocket, Chris?" before posting a video of United defender Chris Smalling saying: "Harry Kane." The tweet has since been deleted.
The FA said on Monday that Tottenham and United received a message from the governing body, apologizing for any offense caused.
Kane is one of England's key players heading into the World Cup. Smalling isn't even in England's squad.