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Russell Says Footballer Would’ve Reacted Differently To Bottas ‘Slap’

Williams driver George Russell has downplayed the aggression he displayed after he collided with the Mercedes of Valtteri Bottas during Sunday’s 2021 Emilia Romagna Grand Prix. After the pair collided, Russell approached Bottas while he was still in the cockpit of his Mercedes and exchanged words with him, before slapping his helmet while the Finn stuck his middle finger up.  Follow us on Google News to never miss an F1 story! Russell, who is believed to be in contention for a 2022 Mercedes seat, later issued an apology on social media, and he has now said his “slap” was “nothing more than a brush.” “Slap is a very strong word,” Russell said. “It was nothing more than...
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