The best Louis van Gaal jokes as Man Utd unveil new manager

Dutchman does first press conference and the world cracks wise as one.

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Van Gaal okays our jokes round-up (Image: Paul Blank)

The best Louis van Gaal jokes, you say? Seems like a ripping good way to celebrate the Dutchman’s first press conference as Manchester United manager.

After leading Holland to third place at the World Cup, van Gaal now faces the task of restoring Robin van Persie – and, by extension, the Red Devils – to former glories.

As ever, Twitter was on hand to crack wise – so join us as we round up the best Louis van Gaal jokes in the wake of his inaugural presser as Red Devils boss…


Close to seeing Louis van Gaal's 1st Man Utd press conference, & here's @OliverPickup's blog: http://t.co/aIejW2DqhB pic.twitter.com/D5UWd6aZrP

— Telegraph Football (@TeleFootball) July 17, 2014

"Good afternoon. My name is Louis van Gaal. I will not be taking questions. Goodbye."

— Andrew Thomas (@andi_thomas) July 17, 2014

"He's here! Louis van Gaal is here!" pic.twitter.com/CLaA7mx4HN

— Dream Team (@dreamteamfc) July 17, 2014

Is it just me, or is it impossible to read the words "Louis van Gaal's unveiling" without thinking of a 62-year-old Dutchman's scrotum.

— James Maw (@JamesMawFFT) July 17, 2014

Van Gaal not happy as he catches Anderson smoking pic.twitter.com/XO4sGURM2F

— Zar (@unknownsock_zar) July 17, 2014

If Van Gaal doesn’t kick out at least two journalists, I’m done with him.

— Hans O. Lowe (@NoHeroesHere) July 17, 2014

Louis Van Gaal hasn't even entered the room yet and he's already created a greater aura than David Moyes ever did.

— pauliegunn (@PaulGunning1) July 17, 2014

van Gaal press conference about to begin. THE GLASS SHATTERS. David Moyes bursts in, gives LVG a Stone Cold Stunner, necks a beer & leaves.

— Not Match of the Day (@NOT_MOTD) July 17, 2014

Steve McClaren is at home watching Louis van Gaal's press conference, muttering "thish guy schpeaks schuch good schense" to himself.

— Paddy Power (@paddypower) July 17, 2014

Anyone else praying for someone's phone to go off in Louis van Gaal's press conference?

— Dream Team (@dreamteamfc) July 17, 2014

Van Gaal has beaten up Carrick

— Zeus Hoyle (@karlusss) July 17, 2014

"Wayne my boy, you keep spraying long balls all over the place next season" #MUFC #VanGaal https://t.co/lsxauGl8Jj

— Caddies (@Caddies) July 17, 2014

Louis van Gaal has always placed a strong confidence in youth. Passion. http://t.co/Wpbv8azgre

— Squawka Football (@Squawka) July 17, 2014

Van Gaal: "Can you get me your brother's autograph?" #lufc pic.twitter.com/3u4SuMtWpD

— MrPaulRobinson (@MrPaulRobinson) July 17, 2014

If Ryan Giggs is actually going to teach Luis Van Gaal about the Culture Club, they should sell tickets for that conversation.

— Ben Moss (@Benmoss1983) July 17, 2014