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Saturday 14 December 2019

Euro 2016: 'This is Tom. He isn't here because he got a new gf' - These lads have just burned their friend with two epic flags

Cathal McMahon and Mark McConville

These Cork lads have just gotten back at their mate who bailed on Euro 2016 in the most epic way.

Daniel Hegarty (27), Aaron Ryan (21) and Darren McNamara (31) planned to travel to France with their mate Tom.

However he failed to join his pals and in the ultimate revenge move they had two flags made up.

The trio proudly displayed the tricolours in the Montmartre area of Paris tonight - much to the amusement of passing locals.

Friends Darren McNamara, Daniel Hegarty and Aaron Ryan with their flags in Montmartre, Paris
Friends Darren McNamara, Daniel Hegarty and Aaron Ryan with their flags in Montmartre, Paris

The first reads: "This is Tom. He isn't here cas [sic] he got a new gf." Underneath it says: "Don't be like Tom"

They then made up a second flag with a picture of the "girlfriend" with the wording : "There she is. Err...we would too."

Daniel, from Buttevant in North Cork, explained the story behind the flags: "We used to have the best of times. we used to have the worst of times. But sure occasionally we had great times. But he found this girl, a good looking girl - by all accounts a good girl. But he's not here, is he? Myself Darren and Aaron. He's mysterious Tom.

"He don't answer his phone, he don't respond to his texts. I'd say he's out now having a sing song with Peter Andre."

Pal Darren McNamara explained that they may look for a woman of their own on this trip. But he is very specific about where she should come from.

"We are here for the Swedish ladies, the Swedish ladies."

Daniel added: "We are hoping to meet Zlatan and hope to god he doesn't destroy us."

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