Keane stuck to his original point, though, replying: "I don't mind you being happy, but you were getting carried away". You know how hard it is to get to these big finals or even get to these World Cup.
Ahead of the game, Keane was already drawing the ire of English supporters on the "It's Coming Home" bandwagon.
Keane, the former Republic of Ireland captain who infamously walked out on the squad during the build-up to the 2002 World Cup, was clearly irked by Wright, who resorted to the lowest form of attack in any argument - imitation.
"You've never been to a World Cup finals".
Alongside Gary Neville, Ian Wright and Lee Dixon, Keane went to town on an England team in danger of spurning their best chance of reaching a World Cup final in a few generations (of players, at least): 'It's back to the old England'.
"In football you've got to respect the opposition but also smell when they're there for the taking".
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Wright was bemused, responding: "Why shouldn't we get excited about it?"
He added: "You are a grown man, you have played the game".
Some suggested that, given Keane's own history at World Cups, he perhaps was not the best person to pass judgment.
He's undoubtedly a love-him-or-hate-him kinda guy, but one thing you can't fault Roy Keane on is that he tells it like it is - even when you don't want to hear it.
Keane escalated matters further, telling Wright: "You've embarrassed yourself".
Wright then repeated the word "final" back to Keane in an approximation of an Irish accent.
Two fiery players during their own playing days as prominent figures of arch rivals Manchester United (Keane) and Arsenal (Wright) in the 1990s, the duo seem to have carried on their rivalry into the TV studio in what social media users have dubbed "one of the TV moments of the year".