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Manchester United legend calls Chelsea star ‘petulant baby’ after yellow card antics

Chelsea striker Diego Costa didn’t gain too many fans after his behaviour on the field against Arsenal, and one Premier League legend is calling him out on his ‘baby’-ish antics.

According to the Metro, former Manchester United star Rio Ferdinand has publicly condemned Costa for his various antics during the match between Chelsea and Arsenal.

In the first half, Costa was seen swatting Laurent Koscielny in the face and appeared to be stepping on the toes of other Arsenal players and even seemingly shoving a player to the ground.

The referees only gave Costa one yellow card for antics they were able to see and when Gabriel decided to fight back by back-tapping Costa’s leg with his foot, Gabriel got a red.

Ferdinand described Costa as a ‘petulant baby,’ ‘a liability’ and ‘a ticking time bomb’ after the match.

“Costa acts like a petulant baby,” Ferdinand said. “If anything happens it’s like the end of the world. He’s a liability and a ticking time bomb… He’s a fantastic player but he’s got to get back to playing football.”

Rio Ferdinand won 6 Premier League titles with Man United along with 6 FA Community Shields, the Champions League and the FIFA Club World Cup in 2008.

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