Alan Shearer trolls Robbie Savage after their latest BBC appearance
There was no way Alan Shearer was letting this one go without passing comment.
Shearer was on BBC punditry duty for the FA Cup tie between Derby and Premier League champions Leicester last night.
Both sides played out a 2-2 draw, with Darren Bent's shocking own goal the main, hilarious talking point.
That being said, Savage pushed Bent close with this comment:
Savage then had the nerve to throw himself into the conversation about resting top players for cup games. He declared:
"The great players are never rested. Messi, Ronaldo... I was never rested."
— Match of the Day (@BBCMOTD) January 27, 2017
Shearer held his tongue - or was more than likely gobsmacked - on the night but he was not holding back this morning.
When a Blackburn Rovers supporter not that the BBC was representing the side well by having two former players on, Shearer responded:
Did you play for Blackburn too?! https://t.co/g2vXHanKWb
— Alan Shearer (@alanshearer) January 28, 2017
The former England captain scored 112 goals in 138 games for Rovers and helped them to the 1994/95 Premier League title. Savage played three years at Ewood Park and scored one goal in 76 appearances.
Shearer's ever so gentle burn definitely got a lot of traction.
Some of it was gentle ribbing
Some of it was plain wrong
— Col (@Orpingtondad) January 28, 2017
Savage is not going to let this one lie...