The mix-up took place on Twitter when Noble tweeted a photograph of himself smiling along a supporter outdoor of the membership’s Chadwell Heath coaching floor.
Noble’s selfie with the fan, who’s conserving up a reproduction blouse together with his identify and squad quantity imprinted on the again, has attracted a lot hobby on social media.
The 30-year-old Hammers midfielder captioned the picture with “All the way from China #COYI.”
User @LingWann_ noticed the picture and answered: “Im South Korean not Chinese,” sparking a mass sequence of retweets and likes.
But Noble closing evening tweeted an apology, writing: “I’m sorry! Love to all my South Korean fans!”
However, doubts hold over climate the twitter person is authentic, as some other person, @KoreanHammer, tweeted the very same “I’m South Korean not Chinese?” tweet two days prior to Ling Wann.
Nonetheless, Noble has acted temporarily and responsibly to quell any offence he will have brought about.
West Ham supporters additionally moved sponsored their guy by way of reassuring him that the person is faux.
@SeanDalgarno wrote: “Apologising to the fake account. Go to be Mark.”
And @browncheeks84 added: “It’s a parody.”
Noble’s tweet got here two days prior to the Hammers misplaced Three-2 towards Tottenham Hotspur within the Premier League.