Jamie Carragher Apologises After Spitting on Fan's Daughter on Video

Florence Fletcher
March 12, 2018

Jamie Carragher has apologised to a 14-year-old girl for appearing to spit at her after Manchester United beat Liverpool 2-1 at Old Trafford on Saturday.

Pic: Rex Features (Carragher has been a regular TV pundit since his retirement from football in 2013) Jamie Carragher has apologised after a video showed the former England and Liverpool defender spitting towards a girl in a auto from his own vehicle. The driver in question, who was accompanied by his 14-year-old daughter, can be heard uttering to himself - perhaps with some idea of what he was in possession of - "Jamie Carragher spat on my daughter. nice".

Reports said that some of Carragher's spit hit the face of the girl, who was sitting in the passenger seat.

Tonight, Carragher, 40, posted on Twitter: "Totally out of order and I've apologised personally to all the family this evening".

The former England global made no excuses for his conduct and said he lost his rag after being goaded on a number of occasions on the motorway.

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Carragher told The Mirror: It was a bit more than, "Hiya Jamie, it was 2-1". I thought, "Why has he done that".

He will appear on Monday Night Football to cover Manchester City's game with Stoke but it is understood Sky's hierarchy will speak to him once the show has finished.

One other Twitter user added: If I spat out of my work van at somebody's vehicle I would be sacked!

A Sky Sports spokesperson said: "It's unacceptable behaviour and we will be addressing it with Jamie".

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