Raheem Sterling crossed the line by attacking England teammate Joe Gomez - Craig Burley | ESPN FC

  • Published on Nov 12, 2019
  • Craig Burley weighs in on Gareth Southgate’s decision to drop Raheem Sterling ahead of England’s European Championship qualifier vs. Montenegro, after an altercation with Joe Gomez that stemmed from Liverpool’s 3-1 win vs. Manchester City in the Premier League. Burley believes that Sterling's actions went too far when he became physical with Gomez and wonders why Southgate decided not to keep the incident in-house.
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  • Jay Brown
    Jay Brown 21 day ago

    Men can’t be men any more huh ?

  • Elreeco
    Elreeco 24 days ago

    A little 'man' with a big chip on it's shoulder....

  • Shahid Nazir
    Shahid Nazir 26 days ago

    Raheem fucking cry baby...glad reds got rid

  • Neville Porter
    Neville Porter 26 days ago

    sterling to big for is boots gomez should of knocked him out end of story

  • Chris_Leslie225
    Chris_Leslie225 27 days ago

    Chelsea can supply a few direct replacements for Stirling from their crop of youngsters!

  • Robin LaBouche
    Robin LaBouche 27 days ago

    Sterling is a little man with a BIG ego !!!!!

  • Nick Williams
    Nick Williams 28 days ago

    Stirling is a talented player but on a personal level he seems to be quite the emotional cry baby wanker

  • H H
    H H 28 days ago

    As Man United fan I Like Gomez, he is cool, humble, calm-collected, and professional. Sterling always got issues. I remember what he did to Mata. He thinks he is soo special.

  • Verasenan Narayanan
    Verasenan Narayanan 28 days ago

    Stupid playar seterling...

  • Jimmy and the Resurrection

    Football is a physical game. Not church.

  • Lee Tandy
    Lee Tandy 28 days ago

    Disgusting behaviour by sterling

  • Karl Kani
    Karl Kani 28 days ago

    lol burly the muppet couldn't even say scotland "my country" 🤣

  • Martanto Yudi
    Martanto Yudi 28 days ago

    Sterling anggry and crazi moment

  • Tony John
    Tony John 28 days ago

    If you put Jamaicans in an England team what do you expect ?

    • Karl Kani
      Karl Kani 28 days ago

      sterling was born british so gomez?

  • RUB1 Tan
    RUB1 Tan 28 days ago +11

    Sterling runs like he is drying his nails 🤷🏼‍♂️

  • Kurl Collins
    Kurl Collins 28 days ago

    soon he will be worth just a Pound Sterling, live up to his name

  • syahrul azrai
    syahrul azrai 29 days ago

    Just punch that idiot,joe

  • d[• •]b
    d[• •]b 29 days ago

    Sterling is not professional enough. Gomez is matured than him

  • Kymani Francis
    Kymani Francis 29 days ago +2

    😉don’t mess with them Jamaicans 🤷🏽‍♂️

  • X90
    X90 29 days ago

    Jeffery Epstein didn't kill himself...

  • Crazy Person
    Crazy Person 29 days ago

    Not a big deal ffs

  • Liverpool 4 Ever
    Liverpool 4 Ever 29 days ago

    what a c**t stershit

  • Paul Hudson
    Paul Hudson 29 days ago

    This is nonesenese now. These things between players has been happening for decades, i think Southgate should of got them both in his office and told them to grow up, you're adults and professional footballers. If you can't act like it then you are both dropped. Also, i think something worse than what happend, is the fact that some scumbag, some rat, who is trusted by the players and staff has gone to the media with the story. That to me is lower than anything these two players have done.

  • gooner4life
    gooner4life 29 days ago

    how is Gomez playing for England....hasn't played club football in a while???

  • Ross Bauer
    Ross Bauer 29 days ago

    It's not so much the altercation but the fact that Sterling lacked the maturity to let the incident go a day after it happened, and when Gomez made the first move in an attempt to apologise. Yes Gomez should not have pushed him, but nothing excuses Sterling's pathetic, petulant reaction.

  • devey123
    devey123 29 days ago +1

    Gomez is doing a sterling job 😂

  • 19Lion8
    19Lion8 29 days ago

    Sterling dived in the game. Surprise surprise the British media ignored it bc he wasn't Salah or Mane.

  • Anthony Robinson
    Anthony Robinson 29 days ago

    Gomez should of brook him up self defence

  • Harry Denen
    Harry Denen 29 days ago

    If England were to face Germany or France, would Sterling be dropped, NO

  • y1521t21b5
    y1521t21b5 29 days ago

    Surprised no one is calling it another blatant case of VAR favouring Liverpool over ManCity... ;-)

  • snaptzer
    snaptzer 29 days ago +1

    True, you just can not be physical. STERLING went a bit too far

  • sg 08
    sg 08 29 days ago

    This is racism

  • K35HK3B4B 11
    K35HK3B4B 11 29 days ago

    I'm on sterling's side no matter what

  • spooky1025
    spooky1025 29 days ago

    Craig asked yourself if that was Harry kane would Gareth come to same ridiculous punishment.......

  • GiRaffi 100
    GiRaffi 100 29 days ago

    If his sis went to Ark Elvin then he deffo from the hood

    G UNIT SOILDER 29 days ago

    Southgate is a clown how is Joe Gomez more important to England then sterling

    • Shaun Mclaren
      Shaun Mclaren 29 days ago

      Southgate's dropped Sterling because he attacked Gomez. It's not about who's more important. You cant have a Player attacking another Player.

  • Amir Fahmi
    Amir Fahmi 29 days ago +2

    Jordan Henderson's best position is on the bench.

  • The Pen Is Blue
    The Pen Is Blue 29 days ago

    He got legs, hes black.

  • Jonathan Sweeney
    Jonathan Sweeney 29 days ago

    You can tell who’s been in a fight and who hasn’t from the comments Being tall doesn’t mean you can fight

  • Kis Jorgensen
    Kis Jorgensen 29 days ago +4

    Sterling is in love with Gomes, but Gomez don't love him back, that's why Sterling act like he does.

  • Martin Wilson
    Martin Wilson 29 days ago

    Talk about a overreaction. Jesus christ its a tiny scuffle move on.

  • Sullay BJ
    Sullay BJ 29 days ago +1

    Sterling is hurt from the loss.

  • Sean Mullin
    Sean Mullin 29 days ago

    Attacked? He’s not some gangster jumping Gomez he kicked out not fucking attack😂😂😂

  • Moussa Camara
    Moussa Camara 29 days ago

    Sterling is good man

  • realnesx
    realnesx 29 days ago +5

    Media over reaction. This happens in sports all the time because it's sterling media making a big deal out of it

  • Max MORRIS
    Max MORRIS 29 days ago

    I’m so glad sterling won’t be playing for England

  • Chin Pan See
    Chin Pan See 29 days ago +1

    Pep to St£rling: Did you dive at Gomez?

  • Santi Ago
    Santi Ago 29 days ago +3

    What sort of man scratches another? Seriously. Honestly, I'm not surprised Sterling is running around scratching people like a cheerleader fighting over a boy. He runs around the field looking like a girl, flailing his arms around like a faerie.

  • Addi Law
    Addi Law 29 days ago +2

    Everything weh gwane a foreign a the yardie get the blame 🤦🏾‍♂️

  • Gero Nimo
    Gero Nimo 29 days ago +1

    No west coast ganster for sure.. But for sure shopping lady runner

  • Diaz Castro
    Diaz Castro 29 days ago +2

    if he crossed the line drop him off the squared instead of making noise like fools

  • Matt Walker
    Matt Walker 29 days ago +1

    Lol sterling punishment is way to extreme Southgate a moron clearly happens all the time everyday In football get over it 😂😂😂

  • Manuel Perez
    Manuel Perez 29 days ago +1

    Liverpool walks with the refferee, that is a fact, the fact.

    • Manuel Perez
      Manuel Perez 29 days ago

      @Brian Jones the evidence is that you answer. You know that Robinson should see red card by his agression to Leo Messi, world best player

    • Brian Jones
      Brian Jones 29 days ago

      Does your fiction make the evidence in front of you easier to accept? Have you seen the goals disallowed to Liverpool this season?

  • oshane thomas
    oshane thomas 29 days ago

    Yardie a badman !

  • khalid Ismail
    khalid Ismail 29 days ago

    very clear size difference and weight class

  • Football Fan
    Football Fan 29 days ago

    STUPID COACH cant even handle small problem

  • Ebreeze84
    Ebreeze84 29 days ago

    This little rat dipshit, sad.

  • alvinherexD
    alvinherexD 29 days ago

    What a disgrace. Real and Barca rivalry thump City and Lpool and even with the biggest dickhead in Ramos, he get along with the Barca lads that's real professionalism

  • Misunderstood
    Misunderstood 29 days ago

    Bet if it was Granit Xhaka it one of the regular scapegoats, you all would make a big dela out of it and wouldn’t be so calm about it

  • Andrew Murray
    Andrew Murray 29 days ago

    He is Jamaican anyway!