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Watch Joe Hart’s astonishing outburst at slow ballboy

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England goalkeeper Joe Hart has been caught on film unleashing a foul-mouthed tirade at some pedestrian ballboys as the seconds ticked down during England’s World Cup clash with Italy.

Hart, 27, raced behind his goal, walloped an electronic advertising hoarding and sent a torrent of expletives towards the off-camera helpers until he was reunited with the ball.

He can be heard screaming: “Hey, hey. Give me the f***ing ball”.

Watch the footage in the Vine below (WARNING: strong language):

The shotstopper’s urgency failed to prevent England succumbing to a 2-1 defeat in Manaus.

England face Uruguay in a crucial encounter on Thursday, with the sides propping up Group D without a point between them.

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