Those Spitting Incidents

Published 03/05/2015, 9:22 AM EST


Manchester United’s Jonny Evans and Newcastle United’s Papiss Cisse were seen spitting at each other on Wednesday evening. They are not the first footballers to be sighted doing this.

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Here are three other occasions when players spat on others, including a former Arsenal captain and Lionel Messi too!

3) Frank Rijkaard on Rudi Voller

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Perhaps the most famous incident of spitting from a footballer ever, Rijkaard repeatedly spat on Voller throughout the hotly contested match between Holland and Germany. Earlier in the match the Dutchman had spat, and then when the pair was sent off, he went and did it again!

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2) Patrick Vieira on Neil ‘Razor’ Ruddock

The former Arsenal captain was sent off against West Ham, and as a parting gift he spat directly at the renowned ‘hard man’ Ruddock.

1) Lionel Messi on Duda

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Even the best player in the world is known to partake on the odd occasion. The Argentine had been on the wrong end of some terrible tackling all game and decided to get his own back.

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Pranav Kuchimanchi

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