France star Samuel Umtiti slammed for handball during World Cup game by fans

first_imgSamuel Umititi may want to avoid social media after his howler for France gifted Australia an equaliser.After taking the lead thanks to a VAR-awarded Antoine Griezmann penalty, the French were looking to seal all three points in their Group C game. Ridiculous from Umtiti. So, so unnecessary. #FRA #WorldCup #AUS— Jonathan Johnson (@Jon_LeGossip) June 16, 2018 Trying to figure out why Umtiti handled that cross…— 101 Great Goals (@101greatgoals) June 16, 2018 2 #FRAAUS live footage from umtiti— pklove (@pklove149) June 16, 2018 Umtiti apologises to Antoine Griezmann after his handball Paul Pogba scored a late winner to spare Umtiti’s blushes as France held on for a 2-1 win in Kazan.Fans from every watching nation were quick to share their disbelief at the young defender’s actions, with one Twitter user even calling him ‘ridiculous’.Check out the best reaction from social media below! What was Umtiti thinking? #FRAAUS #WorldCup— Arsène’s Son (@hughwizzy) June 16, 2018center_img Leaked footage of Umtiti warming up pre game— Dane bottrell (@Indigo_x_Flo) June 16, 2018 2 Umtiti doing his best impression of Maradona’s ‘Hand of God’— Samue (@VintageSalah) June 16, 2018 The moment of madness from Umtiti The Socceroos had defended bravely for the majority of the match – but never really looked like scoring.Step forward Umtiti.The Barcelona defender, who has just helped the Catalan side to the LaLiga title, inexplicably decided to handle a cross into his penalty box.And while there may have been controversy surrounding the awarding of the first penalty, there was no debate about the 24-year-old’s handball. Umtiti, what are you doing mate? #WorldCup— Krowd9 | 2018 World Cup 🏆 (@Krowd9) June 16, 2018last_img read more