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April 3, 2013

English soccer player, currently playing for Olympique de Marseille, has slammed Brazilian Thiago Silva

English footballer Joey Barton is being accused of transphobia after calling a fellow footballer a ‘transsexual ladyboy’.

The 30-year-old was talking about soccer player Thiago Silva, who said Barton was not respecting ‘Brazilian football’ in a press conference before the Barcelona and Paris Saint Germain game yesterday (2 April).

On Twitter today (3 April), he said: ‘2 questions for Thiago Silva. Firstly, Why are YOU talking about ME, in your press conference before PSG v Barca? Very strange.

June 5, 2012

Queens Park Rangers footballer released on bail after being 'sucker punched in the back of the head'

English footballer Joey Barton was arrested for a fight that happened outside a gay club in Liverpool in the early hours of Monday morning (5 June).

British newspaper The Mirror reported the controversial Queen’s Park Ranger midfielder had been involved in an altercation, and he said on Twitter he was ‘sucker punched in the back of the head.’