‘Nobody Is More Egotistical Than Steven Gerrard’ – El Hadji Diouf Lets Rip On His Former Captain

Alan Duffy

19th, October 2012


By Alan Duffy

Never one to win friends and influence people, eternal bad-boy El Hadji-Diouf has been at it again, this time taking aim and firing both barrels at former teammate Steven Gerrard.

In an interview with L’Equipe, the Leeds forward discusses his career and his bad-boy image, but it’s his quotes on Gerrard which are sure to irk Reds fans as well as the man himself, of course. In discussing the criticism levelled at Diouf in Gerrard’s autobiography, the Senegalese ‘sewer rat’ says:

“Steven Gerrard’s words? It is jealousy. I was the most important man at that time and I had everyone at my feet.  I was committed

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