15 best tweets and epic trolls of the 2015/16 football season
- The Premier League and La Liga provided some of the best moments on Twitter
The 2015/16 season in football has been one of the most memorable in recent memory. Right from Leicester City’s incredible and unprecedented triumph in the English Premier League to Barcelona and Real Madrid fighting it out for the La Liga title on the last day of the season, there has not been a shortage of drama on the pitches across the European footballing universe.
As such, there was plenty of ammunition for the billions of football fans on Twitter to wield their own brand of humour related to football. Sometimes, it wasn’t even fans, but the players who displayed that they have as much skill with 140 characters and a smartphone that they have with a football.
While there were plenty of humorous tweets to go around this season, here are 15 of the most memorable ones, in no particular order:
Paris St. Germain vs Ryan Giggs
Angel Di Maria has played for some of the biggest clubs in world football, and when he signed for Manchester United last season, his signing was greeted with delight. However, the Argentinian left Old Trafford after a miserable season and left for Paris St. Germain.
While many in the footballing universe viewed this as a step down in Di Maria's career, PSG defender Thiago Silva felt differently, claiming that the Argentinian was moving to a 'bigger' club in PSG. Predictably, outrage followed by much of the Manchester United faithful in Twitter, but Silva's proclamation was completely and utterly shoved down his throat by comparing the French club's historical record with a single Manchester United player, Ryan Giggs.
We’ll let the effect of the tweet speak for itself: