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Roy Keane Says Robbie Keane Will Not Miss Match 'Unless He's Breastfeeding'

Joe Gallagher@joesgallagherFeatured ColumnistOctober 6, 2015

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Not exactly known for his compassion and empathy, Ireland assistant manager Roy Keane has laughed off suggestions that Robbie Keane might be unavailable for the Republic's match against Germany on Thursday.

Los Angeles Galaxy striker Robbie Keane's wife, Claudine, gave birth to their second child on Monday, but the former Manchester United midfielder will not be giving him much time off.

"He didn't have the baby, did he?" Roy asked. "Unless he's breastfeeding, he should be all right."

On Wednesday, Robbie Keane playfully shot back at the chest-related joke with one of his own aimed at the former Manchester United enforcer (Language NSFW)

RTÉ Soccer @RTEsoccer

Roy Keane is confident Robbie Keane will be available on Thursday: "Unless he's breastfeeding he should be alright." https://t.co/E3qSujoXUT

Top Corner @HITCtopcorner

Robbie Keane responds to Roy Keane 😂. He's a brave man! https://t.co/D6mY4AK9y2

Bold move. 

[Twitter: @RTESoccer]

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