Michael Owen has taken to Twitter to complain about headlines written in today's press over comments he made about diving. He took exception to comments saying that he dived to win penalties, claiming he has only ever gone down when fouled and wants to see diving eradicated from the game.
To clarify, I have never won a penalty through diving and didn't say so yesterday, despite what the headlines say.From @themichaelowen on Twitter:
I have, however, gone down, WHEN FOULED, when I could have stayed on my feet.From @themichaelowen on Twitter:
To clarify: I have never dived to win a penalty without being touched. I don't condone it and I think it should be stamped out of the game.From @themichaelowen on Twitter: