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Roy Keane Believes Jerome Boateng's 'Shoe Habit' Explains Sending-Off

Roy Keane Believes Jerome Boateng's 'Shoe Habit' Explains Sending-Off
By Arthur James O'Dea

Germany left it late to claim their first win of the 2018 World Cup against Sweden tonight. With Real Madrid's Toni Kroos hitting a wonderful goal to seal a 2-1 win, there were elements of Germany's play that have left many wondering whether or not they can retain the crown they won four years ago.

On the RTÉ coverage of events, Liam Brady, Didi Hamman and Keith Andrews all shared their doubts about the reliability of Bayern Munich's Jerome Boateng.

Over on ITV however, Roy Keane - expectantly enough - went one further.

Looking susceptible to Sweden's attacks throughout the match, Boateng was later sent off for committing a silly foul when already on a yellow-card.

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For Keane, it is all emblematic of greater problems at play:

They spoke about hims having 650 pairs of shoes - he can't be right upstairs.

Seemingly baffled by the way Boateng chooses to spend his money, Keane's comments, as usual, garnered an enormous response.

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It got quite the reaction from his co-pundits also.

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