Petr Cech is furious with Nigel Farage after Brexit vote

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While rural and northern England voted to leave the European Union, it is fair to say that most of London were very much on the side of the 'Remain' campaign.

Around 60 percent of the capital voted to stay within the EU and it is clear Petr Cech, who plays for north London club Arsenal, was definitely within that group.

With the Czech Republic out of the European Championships, the goalkeeper was clearly back in Britain, where he has lived since joining Chelsea in 2004, and was watching the Referendum fallout on Friday morning.


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Most prominently, Nigel Farage, who was not officially involved in the Vote Leave campaign and is not a Member of Parliament, appeared on Good Morning Britain to celebrate his triumphant individual campaign.

However, he controversially backtracked on one of Vote Leave's main messages. Namely, they suggested that the £350million figure that Britain supposedly send to the EU would be redirected to the National Health Service.


Vote Leave emblazoned the £350 million claim onto the side of a tour bus and drove it around the country but all Farage could call it was a "mistake".

“No I can’t [guarantee it], and I would never have made that claim. That was one of the mistakes that I think the Leave campaign made,” he said.

“It wasn’t one of my adverts – I can assure you! I think they made a mistake in doing that. We have a £10 billion, £34 million a day featherbed, that is going to be free money that we can spend on the NHS, on schools, on whatever it is.”


That appeared to infuriate Cech, who directly tweeted Good Morning Britain: "@GMB It looks like the biggest decision in the history of this country was made based on fake campaign and lies..."

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