Riera kicked out of Udinese over 'worst club' tweet
29 November 2014, 16:52
Rome - Spanish midfield player Albert Riera was sacked by Udinese, without ever playing a match in Italy, over an abusive tweet, Gazzetta dello Sport reported on Saturday.
The Friuli club issued a terse statement earlier this week announcing "the mutual cancellation of the payer's contract".
Their move came after the 32-year-old former Liverpool player tweeted that Udinese were "the worst club" he had played for.
Former Spain international Riera, who has also turned out for Bordeaux in France and Turkish club Galatasaray, joined Udinese in March and was immediately loaned to English Championship club Watford, in which Udinese owner Umberto Pozzo has an interest