FOOTBALL followers have been left in hysterics after Newcastle’s Jacob Murphy cheekily waved goodbye to Southampton defender Duje Caleta-Car following his purple card.
The Croatian defender, 26, was dismissed within the 86th minute of his facet’s 1-0 Carabao Cup semi-final first leg defeat at St Mary’s on Tuesday night.
As he trudged off the pitch, the cameras caught Murphy sarcastically waving at him.
And loads of viewers rapidly flocked to social media to react to the second.
One individual stated: “Like every other fan I’ve given Murphy the worst stick imaginable but give the man a contract for life after that! The finest s***housery I have ever seen! “.
One other added: “Absolute top class s***housery that lol “.
And a 3rd stated: “Jacob Murphy, get in lad! Top class s***housery!! “.
A Saints fan then replied: “It’s only one goal, and if (very big IF with us ) we turn it around, I have a feeling Murphy will have 11 Saints players and a few fans ‘waving’ at him”.
The Brazilian ahead, 26, spared his personal blushes after lacking an enormous likelihood earlier within the second half.
Miguel Almiron‘s cross discovered its manner by to Joelinton, just for him to blaze over from 4 yards out.
However he then made up for his mistake by ending off substitute Alexander Isak’s advantageous run to safe the win.
Newcastle will now be assured of seeing out the tie and progressing by to the ultimate.