ROY KEANE has been teased online after standing on his tip-toes for a photograph alongside Patrick Vieira.
The towering former Arsenal midfielder comes in at 6ft 3in, somewhat taller than the 5ft 8in Keane.
Roy Keane was spotted standing on his tip-toes alongside Patrick VieiraCredit: Twitter @markpougatch
And the Manchester United legend tried to make up the difference while posing for a photo after ITV’s Euro 2020 coverage.
The pair, along with Ian Wright, had given their analysis of France’s win over Germany on Tuesday night when posing for a photo that was posted on presenter Mark Pougatch’s Twitter page.
Fans instantly noticed Keane’s antics which could either be an inside joke or a cheeky attempt to stand over his old Premier League rival.
It was an interesting night for the 49-year-old after he was also ribbed for wearing a ‘captain’s armband’ jumper on the show.
At one point, Wright launched in: “Roy had to keep his armband on his jumper… letting us know he’s the captain.”
And viewers felt there was a touch of the powerplay to Keane’s tip-toes shenanigans.
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One Twitter user remarked: “Roy Keane trying to be taller than Vieira!”
And another said: “Love the fact Roy Keane is on tip toes trying to match up to Vieira.”
Caroline tweeted: “Ha ha keano on his toes to keep up to paddy v never thought I’d see the day.”
While one fan joked: “Roy Keane feeling intimidated by Vieira height… subtle continuation of the rivalry of yesteryears!”
Keane and Vieira enjoyed many a scrap in their playing daysCredit: PA:Press Association
With their Prem title duelling days now over, Keane has joked that Vieira now ‘panders’ to him.
In a recent chat with Micah Richards and Gary Neville for SkyBet, he claimed: “[Vieira] just panders to me, and that’s it.
“He just lost another job.
“Why do you think he’s doing the punditry? He lost his job, that’s why we’re all f***ing doing it.”
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