Michael Owen says Ryder Cup 'overhyped'

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Former England footballer Michael Owen has come under fire from golf fans on Twitter by branding the Ryder Cup ‘overhyped’.

However, the 36-year-old, who earned 89 caps and scored 40 goals for his country from 1998-2008 and now works as a pundit for BT Sport, said he will likely watch some of the match.

Luke Donald offered a measured response to the former Liverpool and Real Madrid striker’s comments:

But it’s safe to say others weren’t as kind:

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