Patrice Evra explains why he’s fallen out of love with football

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You won’t find too many footballers with a more happy-go-lucky attitude than Patrice Evra.

The Juventus defender regularly posts positive photos and videos of himself on Instagram, telling his one million followers how much he loves the game of football and his life in general.

In Evra’s latest video, however, the 35-year-old is far from happy.

The former Manchester United left-back has told the story of how a fan asked him for a photograph while he was praying in church.

Understandably, he was less than impressed with the demand and has told his fans: “You’re going too far. I love this game. No I don’t. I don’t love this game.”

Video: Evra explains why he no longer loves the game

Evra told the story in his own comedic way - it’s genuinely hard not to find him amusing - but there is a serious message to his video.

Footballers are people, too...

Footballers deserve their own personal space when out in public, especially when practicing their religion, and shouldn’t be made to feel obliged to sign an autograph or take yet another selfie in order to satisfy fans.

Evra is coming to the end of his career now - he turns 36 in May - but remains a quality left-back who has a good couple of years left in him.

Was Evra right to still agree to the photograph with the fan - or should he have told him where to go? Have your say by leaving a comment below.

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