Footballers are hard-working, don’t call us brats, says Eric Dier

Eric Dier of England has responded to those who view footballers as heavy, spoiled brats.

The 28-year-old Tottenham star told the podcast: “Judging how football is played I don’t have a problem with a lot.


Tottenham star Eric Dier says footballers are under fire and make mistakes like normal peoplecredit: rex

“But I have a bigger problem with the way footballers are seen.

“A 22-year-old boy could do one stupid thing and he would turn into a snowball.

“That doesn’t mean he’s right. If he did it a second time, I’d be like, ‘You idiot.'”

“But it’s normal for people at this age to make mistakes.”

Dyer, who speaks Portuguese and has raised money for a dining app, said many of the players were smart and interesting.

He added, “You look at their cars – but eight years ago they were the most disciplined, the most hard-working, the most committed.”

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