SERGE AURIER has been left humiliated after video emerged of the Tottenham ace apparently getting BEATEN UP by an international team-mate.
The defender, 27, captains the Ivory Coast who played a friendly against Japan in Holland last international break, losing 1-0.
Former Ivory Coast captain Serey Die appears to fight with Tottenham star Serge Aurier on a team busCredit: YouTube / MondialSport Actualite Sportlive
Aurier certainly looks uncomfortable during the confrontationCredit: YouTube / MondialSport Actualite Sportlive
A clip has now gone viral on social media of Aurier seemingly being attacked by former Elephants skipper Serey Die.
Sion midfielder Die retired from national duty last year, but was invited to accompany the Ivorian squad.
The film shows Aurier strapped in his seat on the team bus as Die confronts him.
The 35-year-old strikes the £23million Spurs ace about the head and body at least three times during the brief clip.
For good measure Die also grabs Aurier by the throat and tweaks his nose.
The former Stuttgart and Basel star also appears to call Aurier a “dirty b*****d” in French.
They said: “Serey Die is a big wind-up merchant, and he often has a laugh with his team-mates.
The Tottenham star has his nose squeezed by his team-mateCredit: YouTube / MondialSport Actualite Sportlive
There is a point in the clip where Aurier appears to smile, showing that perhaps all is not what it seemsCredit: YouTube / MondialSport Actualite Sportlive
“He makes for a good atmosphere within the squad.
“That is the reason why the coach, Patrice Beaumelle, decided to call him back into the national set-up.
“The video was shot before the game against Japan, and it doesn’t involve a brawl in any way.”
Serge Aurier is in good form for club side TottenhamCredit: PA:Press Association
And Africa Top Sports points out that Aurier is seen ‘with a smile’ at one point in the clip, and that Die ‘is known for his fun and humorous character’.
His contract expires in 2022.
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