Tayto suffer late heartache and crash out of World Cup Of Crisps

It was a dark day for Tayto crisps as the famed spud failed to get out of their group.

Tayto suffer late heartache and crash out of World Cup Of Crisps

British TV presenter Richard Osman is currently hosting the World Cup Of Crisps on Twitter to find out what the best packet of crisps is and Group 4 caught the attention of Irish people everywhere for one specific reason.

Tayto Cheese and Onion crisps were drawn in a group consisting of Chipsticks, Walkers Smoky Bacon and Space Raiders Pickled Onion crisps, with the top two crisps going on to the next round.

With voting open to the public, Tayto didn’t get off to a good start.

But Ireland’s favourite crisps rallied thanks to a noble call from Mr Tayto himself.

Chipsticks claimed pole position, but had Tayto done enough to catch Walkers? As voting closed Tayto had gone from 19% of the vote to to 26%, pulling level with Walkers, and forcing a tie break.

And once again Twitter came alive in the hunt for qualification.

But sadly it wasn’t to be as Tayto suffered shootout heartache at the death, missing out by two per cent of the vote.

A valiant effort, but a sad day for Tayto.

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