"The cat didn't do anything wrong" - Vegan Graeme Souness lays into Kurt Zouma

Graeme Souness
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Graeme Souness made an impassioned case for animal rights as he said he had "zero sympathy" for Kurt Zouma after the West Ham United defender caused outrage last week by mistreating a cat.

Zouma was fined two weeks' wages by West Ham  after a video, taken by his brother,  emerged on social media of him kicking, slapping and chasing his cat.

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Richard Martin is an experienced football writer, editor and social media producer. Before returning to London, he spent 10 years in Spain as a football correspondent and has attended over 600 games across 16 countries, his favourite being Argentina. He has also worked for Reuters, The Telegraph, The Daily Mail, The Times and AS.