Viewers convinced Paula Radcliffe’s husband calls Mo Farah’s 2017 SPOTY win a ‘f****** joke’ or ‘con’

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SIR MO FARAH picked up the Sports Personality of the Year award tonight and fans have been speculating about a certain response to his win.

During the BBC’s broadcast, a camera shows Paula Radcliffe’s husband’s reaction and some fans are saying he exclaimed it was a “f****** joke”.

 Some viewers believe Paula Radcliffe's husband called Sir Mo Farah's win a 'f****** joke'BBC Some viewers believe Paula Radcliffe’s husband called Sir Mo Farah’s win a ‘f****** joke’

Viewers on Twitter were convinced Lough dropped the f-bomb, with one writing: “Love Paula Radcliffe’s husband mouthing “f****** joke” as Mo Farah wins #SPOTY. Whatever could he mean?”

Another user said: “Was that Paula Radcliffe’s husband shaking his head in disgust?! #spoty.”

It is unlikely he did say that, as Gary Lough recently became Farah’s coach, when he moved from the US back to the UK in October.

Farah’s victory was a shock, as he was a 50/1 outsider, with heavyweight boxer Anthony Joshua the nailed on favourite.

 Gary Lough shakes his head as Sir Mo Farah is announced SPOTY 2017 winnerBBC Gary Lough shakes his head as Sir Mo Farah is announced SPOTY 2017 winner  Paula Radcliffe's husband Gary Lough is Sir Mo Farah's coachBBC Paula Radcliffe’s husband Gary Lough is Sir Mo Farah’s coach  Gary Lough turns to wife Paula Radcliffe after Sir Mo Farah is announced SPOTY 2017 winnerBBC Gary Lough turns to wife Paula Radcliffe after Sir Mo Farah is announced SPOTY 2017 winner

Was that Paula Radcliffe’s husband shaking his head in disgust?! #spoty

— Kate (@KateRumTruffle) December 17, 2017

Maybe Paula Radcliffe’s husband had heard the result of #theapprentice #SPOTY2017

— Lee DotDash (@d0tdash) December 17, 2017

Bit of an embarrassing moment when the camera panned across Paula Radcliffe’s husband who obviously disagreed with the winner #spoty17 #foullanguage #oopsmoment

— NUFCgirl0106 (@nufcgirl0106) December 17, 2017

Paula Radcliffe husband wasn’t very happy about @Mo_Farah winning #SPOTY

— Claire (@r3drocks) December 17, 2017

Oh dear Paula Radcliffe’s Husband dropping the F bomb live on TV isn’t very professional. No love lost there then!!! Congrats Mo @BBC @BBCSport @BBCSPOTY #SPOTY #SPOTY2017

— Kelly Sibley (@sible2109) December 17, 2017

The runner retired from track events this year, and teamed up with Radcliffe’s ex-coach and husband Lough to focus on marathons and road-running.

Coach Lough has a distinguished record in the sport – with his wife’s world record winning marathon holding up for 14 years.

 Farah being presented the awardPA:Press Association Farah being presented the award  He looks shocked as he's told he has won He looks shocked as he’s told he has won

Farah is a four time Olympic gold medallist, including a double at the London 2012 and Rio 2016 events.

The next big event for him to focus on will be the Virgin Money London Marathon in April 2018.

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