Former England and Southampton midfielder Matt Le Tissier has stepped down from the membership’s position as ambassador following a controversial tweet.
Le Tissier appeared to unfold conspiracy theories about Russia’s bloodbath of civilians in Bucha, Ukraine, in a tweet on Wednesday morning.
He appeared to recommend the media have lied in regards to the grotesque scenes within the Japanese Europe nation, resulting in a backlash on social media.
The previous England worldwide has since apolgoised, with Southampton distancing themselves from his opinion.
In a sequence of Tweets, Le Tissier insisted many missed his level, and that the doesn’t assist warfare in any means or form.
“Let me make one thing very clear I don’t advocate warfare in any means form or kind I don’t advocate anybody taking lives of others and anybody who commits such acts must be handled accordingly, any atrocities depart devastating results on the households of the victims and us all,”
To all of the followers of sfc. I’ve determined to step other than my position as an envoy of SFC. My views are my very own and all the time have been, and it’s essential to take this step at the moment to keep away from any confusion. This doesn’t have an effect on my relationship with and love for
— Matt Le Tissier🌸 (@mattletiss7) April 6, 2022
Le Tissier performed 270 Premier League video games for Southampton and scored 100 targets