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Richarlison Explains Why He Cried After Being Substituted Last Night

Josh Lawless

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Richarlison Explains Why He Cried After Being Substituted Last Night

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Watford winger Richarlison has explained why he was seen crying on the bench at Vicarage Road last night.

The Brazilian produced another impressive showing in the 4-1 thumping of Chelsea, a result that gave new manager Javi Gracia a stunning first win.

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But in the 65th minute, the former Fluminense man was substituted for Roberto Pereyra, who went on to score a stunning goal in stoppage time - and he was visibly upset with the decision.

However, it wasn't because of an injury - or even that he wanted to make a bigger impression on Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino, who was in attendance.

The 20-year old simply wanted to play on, as per the man himself.

"I was crying because I wanted to play and help by team-mate, but in the end the guy that entered the pitch did the job well so it's all okay," he told ESPN Brazil.

Here's how Twitter reacted to Richarlison crying:

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Topics: Watford, Football News, Chelsea, Football, Richarlison, Premier League, Brazil

Josh Lawless
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