Courtney Lawes has been slammed on Twitter numerous times with the England captain having to delete tweets on more than one occasion.
One of times he caused outcry was when he suggested the struggle to feed children highlighted by Marcus Rashford could be solved by people ‘being financially secure and preferably married before having kids.’
When other Twitter users replied with screenshots of the deleted tweet, Lawes said: ‘Wasn’t aiming to offend anyone. It was clearly just a suggestion that I genuinely thought could help. Looks like I was wrong.’
He later deleted the tweet.
5 Most Embarrassing Tweets By Rugby Players That Will Make You Go ‘WTF’
Sometimes you must be careful what you say on the Internet, otherwise, it may come back to haunt you.
As brute as they are seen on the field, they two are humans and they too make mistakes, however, by the end of this, you will be forced to question yourself, whether these are mistakes or that’s everything they know and the tweets were intentional?
#1. Israel Folau
Let’s start with the obvious one. The 33-year-old, a fundamentalist Christian, won 73 caps for Australia but had his contract terminated in 2019 after posting a homophobic tweet.
Rugby Australia said the 30-year-old “had committed a high-level breach of the Professional Players’ Code of Conduct warranting termination of his employment contract”.