Belfast Telegraph

Friday 25 April 2014

The Ten Best Mass Insults

Sir Alex gives his views on the Italians Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has never been afraid to speak his mind, as he is only too well aware after his recent comments about referee Alan Wiley. Yet with the following comment he offended an entire nation: "When an Italian tells me its pasta on the plate I check under the sauce to make sure."

Manchester United striker Michael Owen recently moved to play down his comments about playing for the biggest club in the world.

His original comments angered many Liverpool fans who felt the statement was an insult to his former club.

Owen isn't the first sportsman to alienate a swathe of people with his words. From insulting clubs, towns and entire nations, here's the ten best mass insults.

>>Click the image to see the list

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