Panthers superstar Jarome Luai has been labelled the “most polarising player” in the NRL after opening up about his “villain” tag.
The 26-year-old five-eighth’s name is consistently in the headlines from both on-field incidents and off-field indiscretions.
Whether it be standing over Maroons winger Selwyn Cobbo, or publishing an unsavoury post on Instagram — Luai knows how to make fans angry.
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His standing in the game has earned him a reputation, but Luai told the SMH he doesn’t “know what the villain role means”.
“I thought a villain was a guy who killed people. I’m not a murderer. I haven’t broken any rules,” he said.
“I do what I need to do for my team to win. I create that energy and…