Notorious Spurs supporter and serial self-owner Lord Sugar took to Twitter on Friday night to question Arsenal’s strip choice for their 2-0 victory over Crystal Palace.
Hot on the heels of his women’s football everyday sexism, the whiff of macho posturing was met with scorn.
Yeah, you'd never see an England Rugby Union international in a pink shirt… oh. pic.twitter.com/nRlYRWNMse
— Andy J (@Soooperpigdog) August 7, 2022
— Jonny Sharples (@JonnyGabriel) August 5, 2022
It's interesting how enjoying decades of huge success in no way inoculates you against being a tiny, pathetic nonsense of a man. https://t.co/4hkJfIFpuc
— Sean Biggerstaff (@Seanchuckle) August 7, 2022
A few people pointed out the irony.
— Ed McConnell (@EdJMcConnell) August 5, 2022
Pink shirts! I wonder if old Alan would have apprenticed in a pink shirt. pic.twitter.com/lib7J6UroC
— Miss Anthropy (@Miss_Anthropy78) August 5, 2022
This you pal? pic.twitter.com/CgZV8Ilam1
— Orpheus Jones (@OrpheusJone5) August 5, 2022
Lord Sugar wasn’t buying it.
Idiot a pink shirt to wear with suit is perfectly fine . But a football Jersey …. come off it https://t.co/CS9W1amFm1
— Lord Sugar (@Lord_Sugar) August 5, 2022
The best response, however, came on Saturday during Match of the Day – and no words were necessary.
Tweeters loved to see it.
— Simon Harris – #LovelyBitOfSquirrel (@simonharris_mbd) August 6, 2022
— Stu (@stulah) August 6, 2022
— saxon71 (@stuafc71) August 6, 2022
— Adam Smith (@smithyboi98) August 6, 2022
In conclusion –
— Ben Jacobs (@JacobsBen) August 6, 2022
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