Dele Alli will miss Tottenham vs Manchester United Match on June 19 over Coronavirus joke – The penalty to Dele Alli that joked over Covid-19 is that he was given one match ban. The match ban is their first match after resumption for the continuation of the season that was stopped as a result of coronavirus disease. The Tottenham midfielder, Dele Alli joked over coronavirus in a social media which resulted to the ban.
- 1 How and when did Dele Alli joked over coronavirus disease?
- 2 The content of the video made by Dele Alli as a joke over coronavirus disease
- 3 How can I watch the video to see it myself?
- 4 When was this ban given to Dele Alli?
- 5 Which game will Dele Alli miss as a punishment for the video he posted?
- 6 Is there any other punishment apart from the one-game ban?
- 7 Dele Alli apologies after the suspension
- 8 Dele Alli will miss Tottenham vs Manchester United Match on June 19 over Coronavirus joke
In the weeks before the virus took hold across the world, Alli posted a Snapchat clip in which he made fun of an Asian man in an airport departure lounge in February. On that day, he was seen wearing a face mask and the video had the title: “Corona whattt, please listen with volume”.
The video cut to an unsuspecting man of Asian appearance before panning to a bottle of antiseptic hand wash, underneath which appeared the caption: “This virus gunna have to be quicker than that to catch me”.
How can I watch the video to see it myself?
Dele Alli later deleted the post and posted an apology to the Chinese social media network Weibo.
When was this ban given to Dele Alli?
He was charged with misconduct by the FA on February 26 and his case has now been heard.
Which game will Dele Alli miss as a punishment for the video he posted?
The one-game suspension means Alli will miss Tottenham’s game at home to Manchester United on June 19, their first of the resumed season.
Is there any other punishment apart from the one-game ban?
Apart from the one-game ban, Dele Alli was also fined £50,000 ($63,000) and must undertake a face-to-face education course.
Dele Alli apologies after the suspension
After the FA issued the ban, Alli expressed regret for his action. “In response to the FA decision, I would like to apologise again for any offence caused by my behaviour,” he said.
Dele Alli furthered said, “It was an extremely poorly judged joke about a virus that has now affected us more than we could ever have imagined.”
Everyone should know that coronavirus is real and should adhere to all guidelines and preventive measures given to control the spread of it across the world.