- Collingwood’s Beau McCreery sent some football fans offside
- Followed his conduct when receiving his medal in the AFL grand final
- One supporter said the striker “would want that moment back”
Collingwood star Beau McCreery is officially an AFL premiership winner – but he lost many fans for his behavior on stage as he received his final grand medal.
McCreery, 22, brutally left an AusKick junior football player hanging when the youngster tried to shake his hand after the final siren.
The embarrassing moment was not missed by sections of the MCG fans who loudly booed the Magpies striker.
The young bunny was also roasted by angry footy followers on social media.
“Beau hung the little child out to dry. Gave him donuts. “There’s always one,” complained one supporter.
Collingwood star Beau McCreery may be an AFL premiership winner now – but he lost many fans for his behavior on stage as he received his final grand medal
The 22-year-old brutally left an AusKick junior football player hanging when he tried to shake his hand
Collingwood’s players were all smiles after winning their first AFL premiership since 2010
Another posted: “Beau McCreery was [clearly] Think more about doing his little “call me” tick instead of shaking the child’s hand.
A third footy fan spoke for many when he posted: “No doubt Beau would want that moment back.”
Collingwood’s epic four-point win will forever be remembered as an AFL classic.
As they have all season, Craig McRae’s men had the big moments in a thriller and left the brave Lions pondering what might have been.
Magpies star Bobby Hill, who overcame testicular cancer last year, secured the Norm Smith Medal after scoring four goals.
Skipper Darcy Moore described the win as “surreal” – and has now done what his Magpies great father Peter missed by winning the flag.
Peter Moore notably played on the losing side in the 1977, 1979, 1980 and 1981 VFL deciders.
“It’s so surreal.” “I grew up a Collingwood fan,” said Darcy Moore.
“So much work goes into it over such a long period of time, so much has to go right to be able to do it.” And we did it.’