The ex Tottenham boss looked to be getting more affection from one set of supporters than the other - but not the way round you'd expect.
Redknapp remains highly thought of by the White Hart Lane faithful after his 4 years at the club. The former West Ham man finished 4th, 5th and 4th during his three full seasons in North London, and remains the only coach to have brought Champions League football to the Lane.
It didn't stop him being sacked by Daniel Levy in 2012, after Redknapp openly discussed an interest in the then vacant England job.
Spurs fans chanted their former manager's name in the closing stages of White Hart Lane's opening game of the season, imploring him to wave to those behind the dugout. Redknapp obliged somewhat begrudgingly, throwing a half-hearted show of the hand their way.
The gesture didn't go down well with the visiting Hoops fans though, sure to be unhappy at such a heavy defeat by a London rival, and they responded by jeering the man that took their side back to the Premier League via the playoffs.
Redknapp was understandably disappointed by the result, but played down the incident, instead focusing on his teams poor performance when discussing the result.
"It was a disappointing day obviously, we started poorly and didn't get out of it," said the 67-year-old.
"We could've been 1-0 down in 30 seconds, we looked like a team of strangers. We let them play, stood off them and didn't get close to them.
"It is three points, that is all that matters to me. Come here play well and pick up a positive result. Getting beat here is no different to getting beat anywhere else.
"I'm sat there watching the game and there are punters up there singing 'give us a wave'. I don't know what punters they are - it isn't a big deal."