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VIDEO| Crystal Palace Manager, Vieira Kicks Everton Fan for Abusing him

Crystal Palace Manager, Patrick Vieira has been captured on camera involved in a brawl with an Everton fan after his side’s defeat to Everton on Thursday night.

Patrick Vieira kicking the fan.

The defeat meant the Merseyside club will stay up instead of being relegated to the championship.

With Frank Lampard’s men trailing 2:0 at half time through goals by Mateta and Ayew, Keane, Richarlison and Calvert-Lewin all popped up with crucial goals in the second half to grab the home side three crucial goals.

The win sent the home fans into rapturous ecstasy as they invaded the pitch to celebrate with the players.

Everton fans on the pitch.

And that was when it happened. While the French manager was walking across the pitch to the dressing room, one overly excited Everton fan apparently poured some abuses to his face.

The man told Vieira to ‘Suck on that you muppet’ before telling him to ‘F*** off’ and then putting up his middle finger at him

The fan throwing up the middle finger at Vieira.

The former Arsenal midfielder didn’t hold back, he dragged him towards himself and gave him a good kick.

The fan fell to the ground, while another pitch invader came along and shoved Vieira, with the Arsenal legend appearing to square up to him.

However, before it could go any further other supporters separated them and he walked away.

In a Sun poll, a whopping 85 per cent of football fans backed Vieira over the incident.

Nonetheless, the FA have launched an investigation into the incident and when asked about it, Vieira later said: “I do not have anything to say about that”.

Everton boss Frank Lampard added: “I feel for Patrick and I didn’t get him (to shake hands) at the end because of the reaction.

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