Ten times footballers were treated worse than Mauro Icardi

You know you’re an unpopular figure, when you’ve got both home and away supporters ‘effin and jeffin’ more in your ear, than Jason Statham in a Guy Ritchie film. 

Just ask, Mauro Icardi, over in Italy. The Inter Milan captain is verging on the sort of treatment dished out by ‘Los Pepes’ to Pablo Escobar’s cronies in Narcos.

Saying that, it probably doesn’t help when you say to your own supporters – and when we say supporters – we mean, the ultras…

“I will bring 100 criminals from Argentina who will kill them on the spot”.


Yep, perhaps not the best choice of words from the 23-year-old.

In light of this, here’s ten other cases where internal disputes have boiled over…

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