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Aston Villa defender Lescott apologises for Mercedes Tweet in wake of Liverpool humiliation

Aston Villa defender Joleon Lescott has apologised for 'accidentally' sending out a tweet of a Mercedes Benz in the wake of Villa's 6-0 home defeat to Liverpool on Sunday.

Lescott caused a stir among already upset Villa fans on social media by tweeting the picture of the £121,000 vehicle 15 minutes after the demoralising loss.

Fans labelled the tweet as 'inappropriate' and 'disrespectful' before Lescott used the social media platform to apologise and claim the tweet was an accident.

“I'm not one for tweeting after games whether it's a good, bad or indifferent results but I would like to apologise for the performance today, personally and collectively," Lescott wrote.


Liverpool are and were better than us today but that doesn't excuse mine and the team's lack of commitment for the 90 minutes. Again, apologies to all the fans.

“I would like to add that the tweet sent out from my account involving a picture of a car was totally accidental. It happened whilst driving and my phone was in my pocket."



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