There have been some fantastically funny football social media fails in the last few days, so what better time to round up more?
Contributions from Adam Clayton and Christian Benteke have caused widespread mirth – although the less said about Andre Gray the better.
To highlight the lighter side of it all, here are fourteen funny football social media fails:
Adam Clayton’s testicle hangs out
Remember that scene from The Inbetweeners where Simon suffers a wardrobe malfunction at the fashion show? That.
Celebrating the weekend’s 2-1 derby win at Sunderland, Clayton was clearly having a ball:
Adam Clayton going nuts after Middlesbrough's win vs Sunderland. He deserves the sack for this. pic.twitter.com/dQdLEeYkj5
— Liam Canning (@LiamPaulCanning) August 21, 2016
The picture was originally posted by Cristhian Stuani, who scored both of Boro’s goals on the day:
I am Sorry about the picture , we didnt realize it
— Cristhian Stuani (@CristhianStuani) August 21, 2016
Christian Benteke signs for ‘Burnleyl’
The Belgian joined Crystal Palace for £27m but failed to adequately communicate this to his social media team.
According to his Twitter bio, he’d not joined Palace but ‘Burnleyl’ (sic):
The fans of Burnleyl FC will be dancing in the streets after signing Benteke! pic.twitter.com/Vb1OwaHPC5
— Paddy Power (@paddypower) August 20, 2016
A lot of fun was had with the bizarre typo before the player himself clarified:
Oops my bad lol Yes I signed for cpfc and not burnley. Sorry for the little mistake the person that manages my Twitter got a little confused
— Christian Benteke (@chrisbenteke) August 20, 2016
Wayne Rooney threatens himself on Twitter
Clearly hadn’t quite got the hang of Twitter yet:
@WayneRooney I'll put u asleep within 10 seconds u little girl. Don't say stuff and not follow up on it. I'll be waiting
— Wayne Rooney (@WayneRooney) May 17, 2011
Rooney giving Rooney sleepless nights, there.
Marcos Rojo’s burnt toast
He may play football for Man Utd and Argentina but, going by this image he shared on Instagram, Rojo can’t make toast:
Jack Wilshere posts image of Man Utd legends
The Arsenal midfielder tried to rally the troops following last season’s disappointing 1-1 draw at home to Crystal Palace.
Unfortunately, the image he posted contained silhouettes not of Gunners legends but of Man Utd heroes Denis Law, George Best and Bobby Charlton:
Breaking: Jack Wilshere out for months from broken thumb sustained hastily deleting latest moronic social media post pic.twitter.com/FbreFDvE7L
— Spurred On (@spurredontv) April 17, 2016
Joleon Lescott posts picture of a car after 0-6 defeat to Liverpool
The last thing Aston Villa fans wanted to see in the immediate aftermath of a thrashing was their centre-back’s flash new motor:
— Joleon Lescott (@JoleonLescott) February 14, 2016
Lescott attempted to explain the tweet away by saying it happened accidentally in his pocket, but no one believed him.
Kyle Walker accidentally reveals he dictates his Instagram posts
When not playing right-back for Tottenham and England, Walker is clearly telling his PA to ‘take a note’:
— Spurred On (@spurredontv) October 14, 2015
David Gold posts picture of the wrong player
Announcing the signing of Pedro Obiang from Sampdoria, the West Ham co-owner mistakenly posted a photo of Juventus’s Angelo Ogbonna.
As if covering for his mistake, the Hammers would go on to sign Ogbonna as well:
Gold's gonna post a picture of Obiang and say they've signed Ogbonna pic.twitter.com/HZyBdsrE6o
— J.R (@JackRushman96) July 9, 2015
Phil Neville ejaculates on the sand in Spain
After joining the coaching staff at Valencia, Phil’s first tweet in Spanish didn’t go entirely according to plan:
— Linn B (@Linn_LFC) July 15, 2015
The FA patronises the hell out of England Women
Attempt to congratulate them on reaching the World Cup semi-finals instead comes off as laughably out of touch:
— Tim Brannigan (@tim_brannigan) July 6, 2015
José Enrique’s Hitler moustache
The former Liverpool defender shared a picture of his ill-advised facial hair:
— José enrique (@Jesanchez3) October 8, 2014
Cristiano Ronaldo enjoys photos of boys in pants
The Real Madrid star could scarcely have phrased this any worse:
Everton enjoy day out with sister
It’s safe to assume this was intended to be posted by another account. Surely they weren’t referring to Liverpool?
— Aarry Bllen (@TheCalumLim) January 5, 2016
Joey Barton calls Neymar “cat piss”
Well, time can make fools of us all:
Neymar is the Justin Bieber of football. Brilliant on the old You Tube. Cat piss in reality…
— Joseph Barton (@Joey7Barton) March 25, 2013