SportsTalk December 18 According to Sky Sports reports, Watkins talked about being insulted by fans in an interview.
In the game that ended early this morning, Aston Villa defeated Brentford 2-1, Watkin Sri Lanka’s goal helped Aston Villa defeat his old club. However, as Watkins celebrated his goal, Brentford fans physically attacked him. It is worth mentioning that the England striker was booed by the Brentford fans every time he touched the ball.
Watkins said in an interview that he fully respects Brentford, but a fan continued to abuse him Make yourself uncomfortable. It is reported that the remarks were related to Watkins’ family but were not of a racial nature.
Watkins said in the interview: “It was a fierce game, but everything can be said to come from me. In the celebration after the goal, I did not do this out of any lack of respect for the Brentford fans. I love Brentford as a club, their staff and players and I have never said anything bad about them. Nice words. But there was one fan who insulted me the whole game and my celebration was not directed at anyone but him.
“Thomas Frank also asked me why I was celebrating like this. I am still communicating with him through text messages about it and I have already told the reasons why I am doing this. I feel like I’ve done a lot for Brentford and they’ve done a lot for me. Football is football, you can make some jokes but you can’t say that personally. If Brentford don’t believe what I’m saying, then let them figure it out themselves. I’ve explained it to Thomas Frank and he knows that I’m not someone who would do this for no reason and that’s what happened. ”
Aston Villa are also currently demanding an investigation into the matter. They said on Twitter: “We would like to express We have our support for Watkins and our respect for the Brentford club and fans, and we hope that the authorities will investigate this matter and find those responsible. ”