Ex-Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur star Jamie Redknapp made a massive gaffe during Sky Sports’ coverage during Chelsea’s 2-0 win over Southampton. When praising Blues player Victor Moses, he called the 25-year-old a “young English talent”. Moses was born in Nigerian capital Lagos before moving to London aged 11.
He has been capped 24 times for his native country. “It’s great to see young English talent get an opportunity,” Redknapp told millions of viewers.
Jamie’s dad Harry Redknapp also made a similar mistake when calling for 29-cap Jamaica international and Leicester City star Wes Morgan to be picked for England. Before last summer’s Euros Redknapp Snr wrote: “It is almost certainly too late for [Morgan] to make it into England’s Euro 2016 squad but I do not think he would let anyone down if given the chance.” Social media was quick to slam popular pundit Jamie after his own slip of the tongue. Read more