Euro 2024: Why Memphis Depay had 'who cares' written on his headband

Netherlands star Memphis Depay, at Euro 2024
(Image credit: Getty Images)

Memphis Depay caused a bit of a stir when he wore a headband during the Netherlands’ victory over Poland with the words ‘who cares’ written on the back (yes, without a question mark). 

The message was Depay’s way of hitting back at journalists who had questioned why he wore a headband against Canada in a pre-tournament friendly earlier this month.

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Steven Chicken

Steven Chicken has been working as a football writer since 2009, taking in stints with Football365 and the Huddersfield Examiner. Steven still covers Huddersfield Town home and away for his own publication, Steven is a two-time nominee for Regional Journalist of the Year at the prestigious British Sports Journalism Awards, making the shortlist in 2020 and 2023.