OUCH! - Manchester United defender Evra gets boot in the face

Patrice Evra did not receive much sympathy after being kicked in the face by Dutch winger Quincy Promes yesterday.

Last night was, all in all, a pretty good one for the Manchester United players in international action. Shinji Kagawa inspired a rampant Japan against New Zealand. Maraoune Fellaini bagged a goal against Ivory Cost for Belgium while Antonio Valencia provided the two late assists that saw Ecuador come back from 3-0 down to beat Australia 4-3.

OK so Robin Van Persie and Wayne Rooney were pretty woeful in their respective games but overall it wasn’t that bad.

Although Patrice Evra suffered a moment he would rather forget.

Although he will be happy with Les Bleus’ comfortable 2-0 victory over rivals Holland in Paris - he himself had a rather uncomfortable moment.

He got the big boots of Netherlands powerhouse Quincy Promes right in the nose during the first-half yesterday - but thankfully no lasting damage was done.

Although many a French follower would not have minded seeing the incident.

Evra has become unpopular with one pocket of French supporters over the years for his outspoken views - and was recently criticised for publicly lambasting French legend Bixente Lizarazu in a French TV interview.

Whether that is what his former United team-mate Mikael Silvestre was referring to with this Tweet we will leave you to decide…


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