These former football hard-men are losing the plot over Manchester United’s pink kit

Man United’s new pink away strip caused a bit of a stir when it was first announced, and it seems like some of English football’s biggest names are still getting annoyed by it.

United donned the pink strip for their away trip to Watford on Saturday, and some pundits and ex-players seems a bit annoyed by the colour of it.

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Pundits like Gary Lineker, Lee Dixon and Martin Keown, some of whom were renowned ‘hard men’ during their time as players, were quick to question United’s away kit during their clash against Watford.

It seems bizarre that, in 2018, people can’t get their head around clubs trying something new and experiments with the colours of their strips.

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Romelu Lukaku in Manchester United’s pink kit

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The pink away shirt that’s for some reason causing controversy among the ‘proper football men’

During and after the match, tweets emerged on Twitter from these retired stars, who looks to be slating United for their choice of colour on their away kit.

It’s strange to see people, who used to be footballers themselves, get so caught up in something that doesn’t even involve the club they support.

Players like Keown and Dixon were renowned for being hard during their days as footballers, so it’s not really a surprise to see them question United’s away strip.

It seems like for as long as United are donning their pink away kit, some pundits and fans just won’t be able to get over it. Quite sad, really.

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