Eric Bailly had a pretty decent game for Manchester United against Zorya Luhansk – or at least whoever was operating the club’s Twitter account clearly thought so.
Because after United’s 2-0 victory on a frozen pitch in Ukraine that saw them through to the last 32 of the Europa League, they posted this.
Eric Bailly was _______ on his return to action tonight. #MUFC
Help us fill in the blank. pic.twitter.com/3gQRwAFsno— Manchester United (@ManUtd) December 8, 2016
Now anyone who’s even heard of Twitter – like this guy, for example – would know this probably wasn’t going to end well.
United fans begged them to reconsider.
But they did not delete it – and the responses were about what you’d expect.
Mick Hucknall?— Mark McGhee (@MarkAMcGhee) December 8, 2016
footballer— 𝚂𝙻𝙰𝙱𝚂 (@NameOfSlabs) December 8, 2016
better than fellaini— TheMayoMan (@TheMayo_ManTTV) December 8, 2016
There was this slightly tortured pun.
Unbaillyable!— theauldgeezer (@theauldgeezer) December 8, 2016
There was some inevitable filth.
erect— Alex Hickton (@alexhickton7) December 8, 2016
And there was was this.
fucking freezing— Peter Greenwood (@petey1g) December 8, 2016
But the most accurate response was probably this one.
Can’t argue with that.