10 funniest yet offensive chants in English football
The English Premier League might not be the best league in Europe as far as quality of football is concerned but it is by far the most entertaining. They owe this success to a few factors, be it the tempo at which the games are played or the competitive nature of the league in general.
One of the major factors is that the crowd is closer to the ground creating a great atmosphere for the fans, even those sitting on their couch at home.
As English is by far the most popular language in the world, it becomes easier for the fans at home to understand the songs and chants coming from the terraces. While most of the chants are about glorifying their respective clubs, there are a few that bring a smile to one's face for the sheer savagery in the content matter.
Here are the funniest/offensive chants from the birthplace of the beautiful game.
#1 Physical appearances
Fans can be brutish while going after players with certain imperfections in an individual’s physical appearance.
When former Liverpool player, Luis Suarez's goal was disallowed in the dying minutes of the Merseyside derby the blue half of Liverpool had their say. The chant has very simple lyrics going along the lines of "your teeth were offside.”
Arsenal's German playmaker Mesut Ozil has a similar chant sung to him by the "other north London club", replacing the word teeth with eyes for obvious reasons.
Liverpool went a step further unleashing a morbid chant towards Chelsea striker Diego Costa calling him “the elephant man”, for his stocky built.