Jamie Carragher reacts to El Hadji Diouf's comments on Twitter with mocking comeback

Jamie Carragher

The ex-Liverpool defender had a classic response to the Senegalese's extraordinary rant.

In an interview published earlier on Thursday, former Liverpool anti-hero El Hadji Diouf launched an expletive-laden tirade against Jamie Carragher.

The Senegalese, who has butted heads with the defender-turned-pundit on several occasions in the past over claims of the forward's bad attitude, called Carragher "a f****** loser" for criticising his attitude.

Diouf also claimed that the difference between himself and the former England international is that "I am a world-class player and he is a s***".

However, Carragher had a suggestion for another thing that separates the controversial forward and himself, and aired his response for all to see on Twitter.

The 38-year-old wrote on his personal account: "The other big difference is he's scored less goals for LFC in the Premier League than me! (Not counting OG's!!)"

He's right, too. The self-professed "world-class" attacker netted just six times in his 79 appearances for the Reds between 2002 and 2004, of which just three came in the Premier League.

In fact, the 35-year-old failed to register a single strike in any competition in his second season at Anfield, after which he was passed on to Bolton Wanderers.

Meanwhile, though Carragher, as he light-heartedly pointed out himself, developed a reputation for being lethal in front of his own net, even without his even own-goals he still got his name on the scoresheet more times from centre-back than the £10 million forward managed on Merseyside.

The former defender netted four times in the Premier League for Liverpool during his 16-year professional career, besting Diouf's tally by one.

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