Joey Barton tops poll for most punchable footballer | inside World Soccer

Controversial Queens Park Rangers midfielder Joey Barton has been voted as the footballer most British men would like to punch in the face.

Joey Barton has never been far away from controversies in British football
Joey Barton has never been far away from controversies in British football

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Barton, who spent last season on loan at French side Olympique Marseille, is known for his outspoken views and aggression on the pitch, which has resulted in a number of disciplinary issues.

AskMen.com's "Great Male Survey 2013" asked 70,000 men to give their opinions on the question: "Which of the following would you be most inclined to punch in the face if there were no consequences?"

And 30-year-old Barton came out worst, with nearly a third of British men saying they can't stand the whining player.

The results were as follows:

1.Joey Barton32%
2.John Terry29%
3.Wayne Rooney22%
4.Luis Suárez17%

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