The former goalkeeper only had eyes for his Sunday roast
Not even Mohamed Salah’s thunderbolt against Chelsea could disturb Shay Given from his dinner.
The former goalkeeper, working as a pundit alongside Ian Wright and Steve McManaman, was caught on camera tucking into a Sunday roast rather than watching the goal.
As everyone else around him applauded Salah’s goa, Given had more important things to focus on
Given gave a brief look up at the goal
His fellow pundits went wild, but Given was unmoved, averting his eyes to the action for a brief moment before fixating them back to his plate.
The wonder goal helped Liverpool return to the top of the Premier League with a 2-0 victory over the Blues at Anfield.
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Given may have been left disappointed by the result having spent two years at Manchester City, who remain two points behind Liverpool with a game in hand.
The 42-year-old shot-stopper spent the majority of his career at Newcastle, before also representing Aston Villa, Middlesbrough and Stoke City.
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He did see the funny side, though, when former Ireland team-mate Jon Walters tweeted: ‘Getting that last meal in before summer training, @No1shaygiven #HungryHorse
Replying, he said: “The horse needs to eat.”