Spitting Jamie Carragher
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Spitting Jamie Carragher refers to a series of jokes and online discussion regarding a video Sky News sports commentator Jamie Carragher spitting at a motorist.
On March 10th, 2018, following a Manchester United football match in England, Sky News commentator Jamie Carragher was recorded spitting at a nearby motorist, who was heckling him from their car (shown below).
Shortly after the incident was reported, people began photoshopping the image of Carragher spitting onto various images. On March 11th, Twitter user @MarkSummy photoshopped it onto the t-shirt of former player Kenny Dalgish. They added the caption "The spitting was misunderstood. Where Jamie Carragher comes from it’s a way of greeting someone; almost treating them like family." The post (shown below, left) received mroe than 2,000 retweets and 4,800 likes in less than one week.
Over the next few days, more fans began posting jokes about the incident and inserting images from the video into various pictures (examples below, center and right).
On March 11th, Carragher tweeted, "Totally out of order & Ive apologised personally to all the family this evening. I was goaded 3/4 times along the motorway while being filmed & lost my rag. No excuse apologies." The post (shown below) received more than 7,300 retweets and 27,000 likes in two days.
 The Daily Mail – Jamie Carragher SUSPENDED by Sky Sports over spit shame as his punditry career hangs by a thread
 Twitter – @MarkSummy's Tweet
 Twitter – @Carra23's Tweet
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