'Lovely Christmas spirit!': Shocking footage reveals Newcastle fan trying to wrestle defender Dan Burn's shirt off a CHILD after he threw it into the crowd... as supporters condemn 'shameful' scenes
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The Magpies beat Leicester 3-0 on Monday at the King Power Stadium, with Chris Wood, Miguel Almiron and Joelinton on the scoresheet, and after the game defender Dan Burn (inset) threw his shirt into the crowd for a youngster (left). But footage revealed on social media shows one fully grown adult (fourth right, wearing black) pulling the shirt away from the boy, before another fan (third right, wearing red) and the kid's dad (right) intervenes to make sure he received it. The Twitter video displays an older lady clutching on tightly to the jersey, with her hand in a vice-like grip around it as the son and his father look to keep hold of it. One supporter in the middle then tries to lever it out of the woman's grip, pointing at the boy to indicate he is freeing it from her grasp for the child, as the tussle continued. Most will be pleased to know that the boy eventually got the prize after the shocking tug-of-war, with stewards forced to step in to mediate the dispute.