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The best jokes & memes as Mignolet holds ball for 20 seconds

Liverpool goalkeeper's bizarre retention of the ball gets penalised, Bordeaux score from resulting free kick.

Simon Mignolet holding onto the ball for 20 seconds was a highlight of Liverpool v Bordeaux
SIMPLE? Simon (Image: Eddie Janssens)

These were the best jokes and memes to be found on Twitter in response to Simon Mignolet holding the ball for an astonishing 20 seconds against Bordeaux.

The Liverpool goalkeeper’s bizarre retention of the ball was over three times as long as the 6 seconds permitted, so he was penalised by the award of a free kick to Bordeaux inside his penalty area.

Henri Saivet then compounded the Belgian’s embarrassment by firing home the resulting free kick in style.

Now have a check out the best jokes and memes about Simon Mignolet holding onto the ball for too long…

It's not the first time Simon Mignolet forgot to let go of a ball… pic.twitter.com/BLNcPi4nNT

— BenchWarmers (@BeWarmers) November 26, 2015

Another angle of Mignolet's mistake.. pic.twitter.com/cqcz8EYHxK

— The Football Café (@thefootballcafe) November 27, 2015

I said to Simon Mignolet You can only hold onto the ball for 6 seconds. He said I know, James. I said It's a good job I scored that penalty.

— Boring James Milner (@BoringMilner) November 26, 2015

Who's the better goalkeeper? RT for Big Fat Dave Like for Mignolet pic.twitter.com/Mqk711cvMG

— Troll Football (@Troll__Football) November 26, 2015

At least Simon Mignolet cost Liverpool a goal in a creative way this week.

— Seb Stafford-Bloor (@SebSB) November 26, 2015

In fairness to Mignolet, it's not often he holds onto the ball, so he wanted to make the most of it.

— TheSPORTbible (@TSBible) November 26, 2015

Hold, Mignolet. https://t.co/lmsDj0e3jI

— Kristian vS Hæhre (@vonstrenginho) November 26, 2015