To bring you a little cheer after a host of managerial changes over the past couple of days, we hope you might be entertained a little by this selection of Gianfranco Zola jokes after the Watford board accepted the diminutive Italian’s offer to resign.
Yes, he’s a legend and a gentleman… Yes, his parting letter to Watford fans was very beautiful and very touching…
In truth it was quickly apparent that so many had wanted Gianfranco to succeed, it would be a struggle to get the content needed for this article together.
But, once again for our purposes here, just for this brief moment, I invite you to put aside any sympathy or even that sense of regret which some may feel.
For now, however much one may miss him already, let’s just enjoy the Gianfranco Zola jokes Twitter has offered us after his Watford resignation:
Gianfranco Zola parts company with Watford. They're falling faster than Christmas trees.
— Gary Lineker (@GaryLineker) December 16, 2013
BREAKING NEWS: Gianfranco Zola says goodbye to Watford! pic.twitter.com/68Fq1wgsbg
— Paddy Power (@paddypower) December 16, 2013
How disrespectful is Zola? Resigning after losing to Sheffield Wednesday at the weekend. It's not that shameful, were getting better! #swfc
— Maplo SWFC (@Maplo16) December 16, 2013
— OfficialHarryHornet (@1HHornet) December 16, 2013
— Dan (@sXePotter) December 16, 2013
— Ali (@110Kismet) December 16, 2013
Zola's resigned from Watford job because of embarrisment of loosing to Wednesday
— Alastair (@Alastair_rufc) December 16, 2013
Anyone mentioned Zola yet – could be just what we need, young, inexperienced, on the way up….oh hang on a minute ooops
— Alan Bullock (@AlanBullock47) December 16, 2013
I've heard Zola is going to Everton
— John (@AWT1892) December 16, 2013
Just read Zola's statement. Touchin stuff. His departing quote was: "…in the end it was a case of too much peroni, not enough pasta." #P&P
— Stuart Pulford (@linford88) December 16, 2013
Good to see that Zola is trending on twitter. A truly excellent writer. pic.twitter.com/ZGGO34gezn
— Matthew Ward (@HistoryNeedsYou) December 14, 2013
Absolutely gutted #Zola watford manager has resigned and I am horrified by the replacement options :( oh well we have a fourth stand now
— Gem (@gemchatter) December 16, 2013
I say NO to Lennon Fuck off to holloway and warnock…..and thank you to Zola…good night Watford fans..let's stick together
— nicko647 (@nicko647) December 16, 2013
Good job I didn't get Zola tattooed on my arse in kavos
— LJM (@lukemccusker) December 16, 2013
No good? Sorry.
OR: Relive Zola’s perhaps greatest Watford moment, the dramatic end to the Watford v Leicester play-off semi-final second leg and don’t miss our collection of the best videos, audio & GIF from that fateful day