Tottenham Star Dele Alli Charged With Misconduct After Joke On Coronavirus

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Tottenham Player, Dele Alli

Tottenham and England football star, Dele Alli has been charged with misconduct by the Football Association following an investigation into his social media post where he made an insensitive joke about coronavirus outbreak as he mocked an Asian man.

Earlier this month, the 23-year-old midfielder posted a video on Snapchat, where he appeared to film a man of Asian descent, along with the caption Corona whatttttt, please listen with ­volume.’

In the video, Alli was seen wearing a mask with a look of concern on his face.

Photos From His Snapchat Post

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Alli’s Post

The next part of the Snapchat story showed a bottle of handwash, accompanied by the caption:’This virus gunna have to be quicker than that to catch me og.’

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Although he later apologized for his post, he has now been charged by the Football Association (FA).

The FA statement read in part: “Dele Alli has been charged with misconduct for a breach of FA Rule E3 in relation to a social media post. It is alleged that the Tottenham Hotspur midfielder’s post breaches FA Rule E3(1) as it was insulting and/or improper and/or brought the game into disrepute.”