Tottenham players were at each others’ throats while butt naked in a post-match shower.The former Spurs midfielder, speaking to W illiam Hill’s Stripped Podcast, opened up about the actions of Rafael van der Vaart led to a fight with defender Benoit Assou-Ekotto in the showers.“There was a moment at Tottenham when Benoit Assou-Ekotto and Rafael van der Vaart both wanted to take a free-kick,” Jenas explained. “Rafa wanted to take the free-kick, but Benoit wasn’t having any of it and so when Benoit was ready to take it, Rafa just came up and took it on the sly!READ MORE: Man Utd watched Jude Bellingham play 46 times before star's move to Borussia Dortmund“We get in, everyone is getting changed and then suddenly I hear this commotion in the showers.
It’s Rafa and Benoit going at it, naked! It got stopped pretty much immediately but it just shows that these things happen a lot, just not on the pitch.”Jenas, who is now a regular on Match of the Day and also has a host of presenting gigs with the BBC, is no stranger to seeing his team-mates go at each other.
At least in Spurs’ instance it did not happen on the pitch.Do you think there are a lot more fights that go on behind closed doors we don't know about?
Let us know in the comments section below. Of course, we are alluding to the infamous scrap that happened in 2005, when his Newcastle teammates Kieron Dyer and Lee Bowyer started to brawl between themselves on the pitch at St James’ Park.“I’d never experienced anything like that,” Jenas said of the incident. “The maddest thing about the whole thing was that every single morning we’d have round tables in our canteen and you’d have breakfast and lunch together.Read more on dailystar.co.uk