Former Leicester City man Robert Huth launched into an expletive rant when asked for his opinions on El Clasico.
The 34-year-old is without a club after leaving the Foxes back in June of this year, having missed the entirety of the 2017/18.
Barcelona and Real Madrid meet for the first Clasico of the season next weekend, though Huth has made it clear he won’t be tuning in.
“I don’t even watch Barca v Madrid any more. It’s s*** – 20 guys surrounding the referee, some holding their face,” the ex-Germany international told The Times . “El Clasico? Off.”
“What I can’t get is how, afterwards, you can face people,” he continued.
“As a man. I find the whole problem embarrassing. Diving, I can understand. There’s no difference between diving and me grabbing someone. You’re bending the rules but pretending to be hurt – it just goes against any sport. The weakness of it all p***es me off. I can’t think of another sport where it’s acceptable.
“You listen to it, to Gary Neville and all the others [saying]: ‘He had the right to go down.’ No. There is no right to go down. We spent the past 15, 16 years with nutrition, gym work, making footballers the strongest they can be. Are you telling me a [small touch] is enough to make one go down?”
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