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Dublin: 1 °C Tuesday 28 January, 2020

The whole country felt for James McClean after he gave this emotional interview to RTÉ last night

“Ah Tony, I don’t know what to say”

IT WAS HEARTBREAK in Dublin last night after Ireland went down to a disastrous 5-1 loss to Denmark at the Aviva Stadium.

Despite taking an early lead, Ireland were systematically undone and it was pretty painful to watch with World Cup qualification on the line.

One man who always wears his heart on his sleeve is James McClean – so when he was drafted in to speak live on RTÉ after the game you knew it was going to be emotional

Visibly upset, McClean tried to get out some thoughts on the performance:

“I don’t know what to say, we shot ourselves, you know what I mean, we got a great start and then we…”

jimmy Source: RTÉ

“Ah Tony, I don’t know what to say”

jimmy2 Source: RTÉ

“I am just devastated, not just for us, but for everyone, it’s been a long campaign, but we just let ourselves down”

jimmy3 Source: RTÉ

RTÉ immediately shared the clip on Twitter and Facebook, and everyone got pretty emotional watching it

brokemy Source: @aoife_s29

It was a tough watch after an even tougher loss

Heartbreaking stuff all round.

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