David Beckham and the 20 Biggest Scapegoats in Soccer History

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David Beckham and the 20 Biggest Scapegoats in Soccer History

The etymology of scapegoating goes back to people casting their sins on a goat and banishing it from town.

In contemporary culture, scapegoating is synonymous with reconciling your disappointment and finding a fall guy.

Football has a ton of examples where scapegoats have been made.

This list isn’t exhaustive, but it does contain some of the most major cases of scapegoating.

So without further ado, here are the 20 biggest scapegoats in the history of the world game...

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