Michael Owen Injuries Mocked with Crutches on Return to Liverpool Dressing Room

Mark PattersonUK Staff WriterApril 21, 2014

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - NOVEMBER 03:  Former footballer Michael Owen looks on as the horse he owns, Brown Panther gallops during trackwork ahead of the Melbourne Cup at Werribee Racecourse on November 3, 2013 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)
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Michael Owen returned to the Anfield dressing room as a UK and Ireland XI take on an International XI in a Hillsborough charity match—and he immediately found himself being mocked for his injury-prone status.

The striker retired at the end of last season from professional football, but clearly, the old jokes haven't:

The banter at football clubs never changes!!! pic.twitter.com/zh63r3JKBu

— michael owen (@themichaelowen) April 21, 2014

The UK and Ireland team is being managed by Kenny Dalglish, while the internationals are being led by Gerard Houllier and include our own columnist Dietmar Hamann, as per the Mail Online.