Australian Player Mitchell Marsh Finally Speaks Up On 'Legs On World Cup Trophy' Controversy

The all-rounder of Australia, Mitchell Marsh, had become a topic of major controversy for putting his feet on the World Cup trophy during his side's post-match celebrations. The Australian cricket team won a record-extending sixth World Cup title last month after beating hosts India at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. In a viral picture, Marsh was captured putting his feet on the World Cup trophy as the team celebrated their victory. He was on the receiving end of some harsh criticism, with many even suggesting that Marsh had won the trophy and the game by doing the same.
It's been 12 days since Team Australia defeated India, and Marsh has now finally broken his silence over the controversial gesture. The 32-year-old has insisted he meant no disrespect for his viral celebration that caused a stir across India.
Marsh said, "There was obviously no disrespect meant in that photo at all. I haven't given it too much thought; I haven't seen a lot on social media, even though everyone tells me it's gone off. There is nothing in that.”



Dec 1, 2023 11:17 AM