Four-time Olympic champion Sir Chris Hoy reveals abusive Tottenham tweets: I'm not THAT Chris Foy!

Four-time Olympic champion Sir Chris Hoy has been copping abuse from Tottenham fans on Twitter.

Four-time Olympic champion Sir Chris Hoy has been copping abuse from Tottenham fans on Twitter.

Hoy revealed on Monday he has been on the receiving end of insulting Twitter messages from Tottenham supporters who have mistaken him for ref Chris Foy.

Foy was in charge of Spurs' 2-1 Barclays Premier League defeat at Stoke on Sunday, when the visitors had an Emmanuel Adebayor goal wrongly ruled out for offside, two penalty appeals for handball turned down and Younes Kaboul harshly sent off.

"Just for the record 1) I don't need glasses and 2) I do not lead a double life as an English premiere league ref. That's Chris Foy," Hoy, who won three gold medals at the Beijing Olympics in 2008, posted on Twitter.

He continued to protest his innocence, adding: "Still getting some rather amusing grief from Spurs fans! On the plus side I've learned some new 4 letter words today. #FoyNotHoy."

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