Michael Owen mocked on Twitter after giving Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Diego Costa advice
A televised game on BT Sport barely goes by without Michael Owen copping flak from the masses on social media and last night’s Champions League meeting between Paris Saint-Germain and Chelsea was no expection.
While many Twitter users simply can’t stand the sound of the former Liverpool and England striker’s voice, others took particular exception to Owen offering advice to the world’s best front men.
When Diego Costa headed at the hands of PSG’s ‘keeper Kevin Trapp from six yards out, the BT Sport pundit was critical of the Chelsea player.
It didn’t go down too well....
Michael Owen has already advised Zlatan Ibrahimovic on how to take free kicks and Diego Costa on how to head the ball.— Sport Witness (@Sport_Witness) February 16, 2016
Michael Owen never missed any chances in his career.— John Brewin (@JohnBrewinESPN) February 16, 2016
Imagine Michael Owen giving Zlatan Ibrahimovic tips on striking a free kick.— James Whaling (@jjw_92) February 16, 2016
Why is Michael Owen giving his opinion on how Zlatan should take a free kick? #ShutUp— Alvin Zondo (@alvinzondo) February 16, 2016
Others simply wanted to know whether Owen thought Costa was offside or not…
Owen was Costa onside or offside? pic.twitter.com/iDPax9bW8H— Palace Spirit (@palacespirit) February 16, 2016
Did Michael Owen just say "onside, onside, offside" on Costa's header?— Mohammed Ali (@mohammedali_93) February 16, 2016
Owen's commentary gets even better! Apparently Costa was onside, offside, offside, onside— Danny Gordon (@Danny_G20) February 16, 2016
One user had a bright idea...
Can some Chinese team buy Michael Owen as a commentator please??— Mike Blackmore (@MikeBlackmore96) February 16, 2016
Others just wish he would give up co-commentary altogether. Maybe a career in acting is on the cards?
Reminder of Michael Owen talking knowledgably about whisky with a horse https://t.co/h7oucGb41H— Nick Miller (@NickMiller79) February 16, 2016
Independent News Service