Olly Murs apologises over expletive-filled football rant

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    Olly Murs has been forced to apologise after footage emerged of him launching into an expletive-filled rant at fellow football fans. 

    The singer, 33, had attended Manchester United’s Super Cup final clash with Real Madrid in Macedonia, Spain, but appeared to lose his cool during his team’s 2-1 defeat on Tuesday. 

    In a video obtained by The Sun, Olly was seen swearing multiple times, telling another spectator to ‘f**k off’ and branding them a ‘c**t’ in his foul-mouthed rant. 

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    'I got carried away': Olly Murs, 33, has been forced to apologise after footage emerged of him launching into an expletive-filled tirade while attending the Super Cup final in Spain

    ‘I got carried away’: Olly Murs, 33, has been forced to apologise after footage emerged of him launching into an expletive-filled tirade while attending the Super Cup final in Spain

    Apologising for his actions, the former X Factor host had told the paper: ‘I was away with a group of lads and got carried away.’ It was out of character,’ he insisted, before adding: ‘I apologise to anyone I offended.’ 

    MailOnline have contacted a representative for Olly for comment. 

    His comments came after a source had claimed to The Sun that Olly had used the terms ‘f**k off’ and ‘c**t’ at least ’40 times’ in the first half of the match. 

    Fan: He had jetted overseas to support his team Manchester United against Real Madrid, but appeared to lose his cool during their 2-1 defeat and was caught swearing multiple times on camera

    Fan: He had jetted overseas to support his team Manchester United against Real Madrid, but appeared to lose his cool during their 2-1 defeat and was caught swearing multiple times on camera

    Fan: He had jetted overseas to support his team Manchester United against Real Madrid, but appeared to lose his cool during their 2-1 defeat and was caught swearing multiple times on camera

    The star is said to have been told to ‘calm down’ by another spectator, after ‘turning on’ a pal in the stands, as the source alleged: ‘Olly kept telling him to f**k off and leave him alone, but the man stayed really cool.’

    A keen football fan, Olly is often seen championing his side Manchester United and over the years has taken part in several celebrity football matches – including Soccer Aid which sees a hosts of celebrities and footballing legends come together for Unicef. 

    Last year, Olly had been part of England’s side, along with Jack Whitehall, Mark Wright, Louis Tomlinson and Damian Lewis. 

    Lover of the game: A keen football fan, Olly is often seen championing his side Manchester United and over the years has taken part in several celebrity football matches - including Soccer Aid alongside Jose Mourinho

    Lover of the game: A keen football fan, Olly is often seen championing his side Manchester United and over the years has taken part in several celebrity football matches - including Soccer Aid alongside Jose Mourinho

    Lover of the game: A keen football fan, Olly is often seen championing his side Manchester United and over the years has taken part in several celebrity football matches – including Soccer Aid alongside Jose Mourinho

    Avid player: He has also been known to play for Essex side Coggeshall Town and celebrated their 2016 league win by posing completely nude with just the sides's trophy on Instagram

    Avid player: He has also been known to play for Essex side Coggeshall Town and celebrated their 2016 league win by posing completely nude with just the sides's trophy on Instagram

    Avid player: He has also been known to play for Essex side Coggeshall Town and celebrated their 2016 league win by posing completely nude with just the sides’s trophy on Instagram

    The team had been managed by Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho and sharing his excitement via Instagram, Olly had shared a photo with the football coach while penning: ‘Excited this man is managing us tonight, but even more excited [he is] the new @ManUtd manager.’ 

    Olly has also been known to play for Essex side Coggeshall Town and speaking of his love for the game in an interview in 2016, the performer insisted football is his ‘first love’ – above music. 

    Speaking to ITV, he said: ‘I have a fantastic career and I get to do the most amazing things but part of my life – which is a huge part of it – is football.

    'Football is my first love': Speaking about the sport last year, Olly insisted it comes before his music

    'Football is my first love': Speaking about the sport last year, Olly insisted it comes before his music

    He said: 'Music's kind of the second thing, my second love. Football's been my first.'

    He said: 'Music's kind of the second thing, my second love. Football's been my first.'

    ‘Football is my first love’: Speaking about the sport last year, Olly insisted it comes before his music

    ‘People have seen me play football, but genuinely it’s all I’ve ever done since I was a kid. Forget about music.’

    ‘Music’s kind of the second thing, my second love,’ Olly revealed. ‘Football’s been my first.’

    Meanwhile, the Troublemaker singer has appeared to move past his foul-mouthed appearance at the Super Cup final overseas and was seen taking to the stage at Haydock Racecourse in Liverpool on Friday. 

    Back at it: Appearing to brush off his foul-mouthed rant in Spain, Olly was seen back on stage on Friday at Haydock Racecourse in Liverpool

    Back at it: Appearing to brush off his foul-mouthed rant in Spain, Olly was seen back on stage on Friday at Haydock Racecourse in Liverpool

    Crowd pleaser: Returning to his hectic schedule, that has seen him travel up and down the country of late, Olly appeared to put on an animated performance as he worked the sell-out crowd

    Crowd pleaser: Returning to his hectic schedule, that has seen him travel up and down the country of late, Olly appeared to put on an animated performance as he worked the sell-out crowd

    Back at it: Appearing to brush off his foul-mouthed rant in Spain, Olly was seen back on stage on Friday at Haydock Racecourse in Liverpool

    Busting a move: Serenading fans with a slew of his hits, Olly cut an energetic figure up on stage as he showcased his dance moves, as well as his vocals, throughout his set

    Busting a move: Serenading fans with a slew of his hits, Olly cut an energetic figure up on stage as he showcased his dance moves, as well as his vocals, throughout his set

    Busting a move: Serenading fans with a slew of his hits, Olly cut an energetic figure up on stage as he showcased his dance moves, as well as his vocals, throughout his set

    Returning to his hectic schedule, that has seen him travel up and down the country of late, Olly appeared to put on an animated performance as he worked the sell-out crowd. 

    Serenading fans with a slew of his hits, Olly cut an energetic figure up on stage as he showcased his dance moves, as well as his vocals, throughout his set. 

    Olly’s latest musical offering Unpredictable saw him team up with former X Factor winner Louisa Johnson, 19.

    Success: Olly's latest musical offering Unpredictable saw him team up with former X Factor winner Louisa Johnson, 19

    Success: Olly's latest musical offering Unpredictable saw him team up with former X Factor winner Louisa Johnson, 19

    Success: Olly’s latest musical offering Unpredictable saw him team up with former X Factor winner Louisa Johnson, 19

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