It’s fair to say that Jose Enrique and Jamie Carragher didn’t exactly get on during their time together at Liverpool.
And things haven’t exactly improved since.
The Reds legend turned Sky Sports pundit was one of the Spaniard’s harshest critics a few years back, once writing in his Daily Mail column in 2015: “I stopped talking to Enrique in the end, I had no idea what he was going to do and he didn’t listen to me anyway.
“Enrique, who has played just 12 Premier League games in the past two seasons having been the club’s first-choice left-back in the previous two campaigns, said he wanted to fight for his place.
“He added that he had looked to Spain for a move but economic conditions make it difficult.
“That translates as: I’m staying because no one in Spain can afford me and I don’t care if I don’t play (just like last season) because I’m waiting to go on a free next summer when my contract expires.
“I am sure there are clubs in England or Spain who would want him for less money. It is about whether he really has the hunger to play even if it means a pay cut.”
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it comes with a very heavy heart today to announce my retirement from professional football. Its been a very hard decision to take and accept. I would of loved to have played more years at my best level if my body would of let me but all good things have to come to an end and more in football. I just want to say a huge thanks to all of the fans and clubs who have supported me throughout my career. You have been the best! I have been blessed to play for some of the best teams in the world, with some of the best players in the world. these memories will stay with me forever. ❤️⚽️ #thankyou Below is the link to my interview for the Spanish newspaper marca. But you can also find it on sky sports. http://www.marca.com/futbol/premier-league/2017/09/06/59aefff0268e3e003c8b45af.html
But after news broke today that Enrique has been forced to retire from football at the age of just 31 following an injury-plagued season at Real Zaragoza, Carra wanted to do the right thing and wish his former club-mate well on Twitter.
Except he couldn’t.
Because Enrique had BLOCKED him.
Clearly a little perplexed by his former teammate’s move, Carragher tweeted: “Can’t even wish him all the best for the future!”
Looks like he didn’t take too kindly to the criticism, matey.
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