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Man United lose Twitter as well as the game vs. Palace
What’s worse than losing to a team you should beat? Losing to a team you should beat when you’ve posted a prematch tweet bragging about your 4-0 win last weekend…
Manchester United have learned the hard way that pride comes before a fall on Twitter.
Luckily, both Crystal Palace and Chelsea’s social media teams were there to bring them crashing back to earth.
*#MUNCRY. Wish we were playing Chelsea again, though…
— Manchester United (@ManUtd) August 24, 2019
We’re sure you do…
— Crystal Palace F.C. (@CPFC) August 24, 2019
How’d it go?
— Chelsea FC (@ChelseaFC) August 24, 2019
United’s social media woes got us thinking about some of the other times footballers or clubs have struggled with the medium. Here are some of the worst, though we’ve obviously left out the most offensive ones.
Man City shorten Laporte
Manchester City showed how Twitter can be used for amusement as they tweeted a four pictures all at once, which had an interesting impact on Aymeric Laporte.
Laporte’s arms are tiny pic.twitter.com/1Z0F0Y9KAO
— Sean Walsh (@SeanDZWalsh) August 25, 2019
We’ll assume they knew what they were doing … if not, just add it to the list.