The funniest and best football-related tweets from the week gone by, featuring a cocksure linesman, a botched penalty kick, Zinedine Zidane’s fashion faux-pas, the official Jurgen Klopp theme tune, Cheltenham puns and Countdown.
When you love your job, you can’t help but strut.
This linesman thinks he's cock of the walk pic.twitter.com/14gDfRWH40
— The Barclays Are Back (@EamoV1) March 13, 2019
The official Jurgen Klopp theme tune.
The Liverpool manager, but in autotune:
— TSV Miami (@tsvmiami) March 13, 2019
This is why I love the Championship.
Leave the Panenkas to the professionals.
And yet another reason why the Championship is the best.
Celina’s penalty for Swansea ? pic.twitter.com/VH7HeXAhAV
— Jamie Plummer (@Jampa9) March 13, 2019
Football club banter is rarely this good.
— FC Schalke 04 (@s04_en) March 12, 2019
That giant inflatable Maradona will kill us all!
— FourFourTwo (@FourFourTwo) March 12, 2019
Here’s a nice thread on Argentina’s obsession with inflatable tunnels.
— Matthew Hill (@NicoHillkenberg) March 12, 2019
Why in the bloody hell did none of his teammates warn him?
When you buy the wrong size jeans in Topman.
When the invite says "smart casual". pic.twitter.com/lvSciTDgFu
— Jonny Sharples (@JonnyGabriel) March 11, 2019
Zidane’s return to Real Madrid didn’t start quite how we expected.
The only acceptable Cheltenham content this week.
The commentator for Cheltenham’s game on EFL on Quest made 10 horse racing puns in just over a minute’s worth of highlights, and I think that’s outstanding. pic.twitter.com/zqRiFoIFUm
— Jamie Evans (@_JamieEvans_) March 11, 2019
The footballer who went on Countdown.
Bohemians striker Dinny Corcoran was a contestant on the popular TV show this week, but hoped that no one would cop that it was him, saying “I didn’t think so many people would be watching Channel 4 on a Monday afternoon.”
A man of many talents. ⏱️ pic.twitter.com/MwAK75zTvO
— Bohemian FC ?⚫ (@bfcdublin) March 11, 2019
The mathematical conundrum he had to solve was, quite fittingly, ‘442’.