With an absolutely pathetic penalty call by the match day referee in the weekend’s clash between Leeds United and Brentford at Elland Road, whilst the game itself had plenty of talking points, a certain post-game incident made headlines of its own.
27-year-old Pontus Jansson made his mark on the game by scoring our leveller as we now go into another dull international break, but he also made his mark on the media with the choice of one word in his post-game interview with the cameras and whilst some were uproar about a word that’s used on a daily basis by most of us – even if I can’t print it – for many Leeds fans not only did the Swede say what everyone was thinking, the amount of passion he had on show simply warmed him to their hearts even more.
Taking to social media following the game to apologise for his choice of words, well, nobody complained.
This team have made me realise what a real teammate means. I love you guys and the goal was for all of you! Now home my wife and probably my little princess will arrive soon!
And also SORRY for bad words in TV after the game, was a lot to take in and couldn’t control my self! pic.twitter.com/efL5S5PbNT
— Pontus Jansson (@PJansson5) October 6, 2018
31,000 of us sang it and agreed with Pontus. We didn’t just think it – Haa! Ruined what could have been a decent game
— Debbington (@DebsHLUFC) October 6, 2018
He was outstanding today Helen the ref was dire & needs sacking ????????
— Julie Trimble (@trimble1959) October 6, 2018
Don't apologise, you were the voice of tens of thousands of fans! Legend!
— Craig Daniels (@craigyd83) October 6, 2018
Don't be sorry, you said what most of us were thinking. Nobody else would have come out and said that. Your passion matches ours. Deserved your goal
— LUFC SS5 (@SS5LUFC) October 6, 2018
No need to apologise your words were spot on. All the best for your new arrival.
— Mark Harrison (@MarkBHarrison1) October 6, 2018
More honesty from all players and managers should be welcomed. Refs should not be above criticism as long as it isn't hostile or rude.
— John (@John1972LUFC) October 6, 2018
Love the passion, best CB in the league, never change
— ZL (@SupremeJansson) October 6, 2018
Don't you dare apologise you beautiful man
— Jonathan Peel (@JPeel05) October 6, 2018