Irish underage star Jack Grealish has a funny jab at Aston Villa about his birthday 4 years ago

Irish underage star Jack Grealish has a funny jab at Aston Villa about his birthday

On the day he turns 19, the rising star reminded his employers about a recent birthday tradition for footballers...

Whether Yaya Toure ever really got the hump because Manchester City didn't celebrate his birthday with a cake or not may never be known but the incident is now so infamous that it has become part of the lexicon of football.

We've seen a few footballers make jokes about birthday celebrations and the latest is a youngster who we are going to hear a lot about in the coming years, Aston Villa midfielder Jack Grealish. The 19-year-old replied to Aston Villa like so...

Nicely played Jack. However, with his international future still up for grabs, we're more concerned to know if the FAI sent him a cake...