“tussle”

Gianni Verscheuren, writing for Bleacher Report, says that “Salah injured his shoulder in the UEFA Champions League final against Real Madrid, as the Liverpool winger landed awkwardly after a tussle with Sergio Ramos.” No, Salah injured his shoulder when Ramos hooked his arm and dragged him to the ground. Whether Ramos intended to injure Salah may be disputed; that he rugby-tackled him may not. Let’s not alter the simple facts for fear of annoying Real Madrid supporters.

One Reply to ““tussle””

  1. Would they be annoyed, though? Most of them seem proud of him from what I can tell. “Sure, but he’s OUR bastard.”

    Someone found footage of him doing the exact same thing to Dani Alves in last year’s final, though Alves managed to wiggle free enough to avoid serious injury.

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