Richarlison told Jamie Carragher to "wash your mouth" after Everton's thrilling 3-2 win over Crystal Palace on Thursday - only for the former Liverpool defender to then laud him for lashing out on social media.
Sky Sports pundit Carragher had suggested Richarlison feigns injuries in the build-up to the Toffees' battle for Premier League survival.
The Brazilian scored the equalising goal as his side battled back from 2-0 down in the second half to beat Palace and secure their top-flight status for another season.
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And in the early hours of the morning after Everton's famous win, Richarlison took to Twitter.
"Wash your mouth before you talk about me and Everton and I don't respect you," he quipped to Carragher.
Carragher is no stranger to a Twitter row but said he actually liked Richarlison's fighting talk, admitting he would have done the same.
"I actually quite like this, if Twitter was about when I was a player I’m sure I would’ve called pundits out quite a lot," he wrote.
Of course, Carragher's fellow Sky Sports pundit Gary Neville could not help but get involved.
"Know how you feel mate," wrote Neville in response to Richarlison's initial post.
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