Roy Keane tells Christian Eriksen he's still not forgiven him for moment in 2017, it's great tele
It's been five years since Christian Eriksen scored a hat-trick against the Republic of Ireland to end their hopes of World Cup qualification, and Roy Keane still hasn't forgiven him for that night in Dublin.
On November 14, 2017, the Danish international dismantled Martin O'Neill's side with a midfield masterclass as Age Hareide's side secured an emphatic 5-1 win at the Aviva Stadium.
Keane, who was O'Neill's assistant at the time, clearly hasn't forgotten about that fateful day.
In the aftermath of Manchester United's impressive 3-1 win against league leaders Arsenal on Sunday, the pair bumped into each other as Eriksen took part in media duties on the Old Trafford pitch.
Keane, who has established himself as one of the most popular TV pundits, introduced himself by saying he had "no questions" for the Dane because he's "still upset" over his efforts against Ireland.
Eriksen replied: "Yeah, I thought so," before Keane hilariously hit back: "I'm still upset with you."
And it didn't stop there. Eriksen, who has been one of United's standout performers since his arrival from Brentford this summer, quipped: "It's a good night out as well, Dublin."
"...Yeah, I bet you did," Keane smiled. This is great.
Keane 🗣 "I have no questions because I'm still upset over Dublin when you scored."— Football Daily (@footballdaily) September 4, 2022
Eriksen 🗣 "It's a good night out Dublin."
Roy Keane has not forgiven Christian Eriksen for scoring against Ireland 🤣 pic.twitter.com/npTLgUFPbB
Before that brilliant moment with Keane, the impressive Eriksen was asked about Sunday's win against Arsenal.
🗣 "It was a lovely afternoon." 😬— Football Daily (@footballdaily) September 4, 2022
Christian Eriksen enjoyed his time on the pitch against Arsenal pic.twitter.com/OCjEhVTOKr
He turned down approaches from Louis van Gaal, Jose Mourinho and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer during his seven-year spell in North London.
"So, it's been on the books. Well, not on the books, but it's been spoken about [for a while].
"For me, then wasn't the time to move. I was at Spurs for a long time and I wanted to try something abroad, so I went to Inter and ended up having a lovely time.
"But then obviously something happened in the summer and that changed the career path I had in mind, so I came back to England, to Brentford first of all.
"To be here [at United] is something I didn't think could happen a year ago. I never thought it was going to happen."
The more you watch Eriksen, the more you understand why the last three #mufc managers called him to try and sign him. Class act.— Samuel Luckhurst (@samuelluckhurst) September 4, 2022
Christian Eriksen’s game by numbers vs. Arsenal:— Statman Dave (@StatmanDave) September 4, 2022
76% pass accuracy
11 final third passes (most for Man Utd)
3 long balls completed
2 key passes
Cool, calm and collected. 🧊 pic.twitter.com/4sbSjBT2LI
What an excellent game @ChrisEriksen8 has had, encapsulated by his run and assist for @MarcusRashford’s 2nd goal. Incredible to see him performing so well at this level after what happened last year. Such a lovely story. 🙌🏻— Gary Lineker 💙💛 (@GaryLineker) September 4, 2022
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