There's a rumour that Zenit St Petersburg are about to become Zenit Burger King...

It’s a well-known fact that money talks in football, with transfer spending increasing year-on-year, and player wages a constant source of anger.

But it doesn’t stop there. With big companies realising how fruitful naming rights can be, it looks like Burger King may have decided to make their move.

As you would expect, the standard reaction was shock and disbelief.

And it was the perfect opportunity to have a little fun with some gifs.

The puns are strong with these ones.

Others rued a potentially missed business opportunity.

I mean, it sounds ridiculous, but is it…?

If Zenit St Petersburg accept the offer, fair enough. But it could be little more than a marketing ploy.

If it isn’t true, supposedly that makes it a Whopper.

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