Thursday 21 November 2019

Video: At least Sylvester Stallone gave Everton fans something to cheer about last night

Actor Sylvester Stallone appears on the big screen wearing an Everton shirt at half-time between Everton and West Brom at Goodison Park.
Actor Sylvester Stallone appears on the big screen wearing an Everton shirt at half-time between Everton and West Brom at Goodison Park.

Declan Whooley

It was yet another disappointing performance at Goodison Park for the home supporters, but at least the half-time entertainment gave the Toffees something to shout about.

Roberto Martinez's side were held to a goalless draw with West Brom and have won just three times at home all season. They lacked a creative spark and their best chance of the game came from the penalty spot, but Kevin Mirallas controversially stepped in ahead of regular taker Leighton Baines to fire wide.

On bright note on the night was a half-time message from Hollywood star Sylvester Stallone.

He appeared on the screens and asked the home crowd to cheer for the recording of an upcoming film where he is expected to reprise his role as boxer Rocky in 'Creed'.

Champion boxer and Everton supporter Tony Bellew stars in 'Creed' and he arranged for the filming to take place at Goodison Park.

"I play the pound-for-pound champion of the world and I end up facing Adonis Creed," said Bellew.

"Rocky Balboa gets involved when he agrees to train Adonis. But if Adonis wants to be the champion, he has to go through me."

Stallone was introduced to Everton fans in 2007 during a 1-1 draw with Reading after claiming he was a Toffees supporter.

 

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