Found February 28, 2013 on
Joey Barton, the enfant terrible of English soccer, is up to his old tricks again.
Barton clashed with an opponent during a French Cup game Wednesday. He didn’t seem to care that his adversary happened to be Zlatan Ibrahimovic — the biggest star in Ligue 1 (France’s first division).
The two players were jumping to head a ball out of the air when they collided. Ibrahimovic appeared to lead with his elbow, knocking the smaller Barton to the ground, so the Englishman naturally had some choice words for the Swedish star.
They jawed back and forth before Barton made light of Ibrahimovic’s appearance, mocking the size and shape of his nose. The light-hearted moment eased the tension as the game between rivals Olympique Marseille and Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) could have turned nasty. It allowed the focus to return to David Beckham who was making his full debut for PSG.
Ibrahimovic divides opinions in the soccer world. Some see his dazzling goals and bevy of league titles as proof that he i...
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In Wednesday night pro soccer action from France, Marseille midfielder Joey Barton cursed out Paris Saint-Germain forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic and mocked him by making a gesture implying that Ibrahimovic has a big nose.
It happened as both players were challenging each other for possession of a goal kick and Barton ended up on the ground. Not very professional on Barton's part...
When PSG took on Marseille Wednesday, Joey Barton and Zlatan Ibrahimovic did a little trash talking and Barton decided to mock Ibrahimovic’s nose.
In the 36th minute, Barton and Ibrahimovic collided when they both went up for a header and a foul was called on Ibrahimovic. Naturally, Ibrahimovic disagreed with the call and that’s when he and Barton started yapping at each other...
For those of you who don’t know who these two players are a little introduction is in order. Zlatan Ibrahimovic is a world class soccer player from Sweden with a massive ego who speaks in the third person when referring to himself but it’s overlooked because he scores amazing goals. Joey Barton on the other hand is a world class troll from England with substantial talent, but...
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