Mourinho Expalins Why Eric Dier Climbed Into Crowd To Confront Fan

Mourinho Expalins Why Eric Dier Climbed Into Crowd To Confront Fan

The England global, who scored his spot-kick in the shootout after the match ended 1-1, appeared to be upset at something said after the game and climbed into the crowd.

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Dier went into the crowd to confront a supporter who was arguing with the player's brother.

A video surfaced online, where he can be seen leaping over the advertising hoardings to head into the west stand after Norwich eliminated Spurs on penalties.

More to follow.most likely a "When seagulls follow the trawler it is because they think sardines will be thrown into the sea", type comment from Eric Dier.

It is unclear as to what exactly prompted Dier's actions, but Jose Mourinho has confirmed to TalkSport that the midfielder was responding to situation involving his brother following the game.

"I think Eric did what we as professionals can not do but when someone insults you and your family is involved, especially your younger brother".

'The supporters that are in this privileged position, in this area of the tunnel, of course some are Tottenham fans but also a lot of corporate [fans], invitations and people with special status.

Initially there were suggestions Dier stepped in after team-mate Gedson Fernandes, who had his decisive spot-kick saved, was racially abused.

"I look at the player", said Krul.

"I think Eric did what we professionals can not do but probably every one of us would do".

Some fans captured photos of Dier making his way through the stands to get to the fan.

"Because when somebody insults you and your family is there and your family gets involved with the person that is insulting you, in this case a young brother ..."

'Everyone says I am good at penalties so I knew I'd better start saving some.

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