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Joey Barton hits out at Giggs scandal

Reformed bad boy Joey Barton has hit out at the unacceptable off-pitch behaviour of Manchester United star Ryan Giggs but has railed against footballers being held up as role models.

Giggs' name has been strewn across the tabloids amid allegations he had an eight-year affair with his brother's wife Natasha, with a number of other women also claiming to have slept with the married Welshman.

QPR midfielder Barton, who has had a series off-pitch problems himself and was jailed for assault in 2008, has attacked the media intrusion into player's lives but says there is no excuse for the behaviour of Giggs.

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kulka1833d ago

Since when did he become such a role model :p