Fans' mockery of Michael Owen’s Q&A session becomes Twitter sensation
Michael Owen’s latest attempt to engage with his Twitter fanbase backfired spectacularly after a Q&A session on the social media website led to a deluge of abuse from fans with their cheeky questions.
On Sunday the former England star invited his followers on Twitter to submit questions to him using the hashtag #AskMOwen.
Owen told followers that he would select the 10 best questions and post video answers to them online.
The former Liverpool and Real Madrid ace, who was released by Manchester United in June, told fans to Tweet their questions ‘on anything’ and if the session was a success he would even make it a regular feature on his official app.
The session received a huge response but unfortunately for Owen the nature of the questions being posed by fans was not exactly what he had in mind.
Owen has yet to post his video responses, but if you look at the selection of some of the questions below, it's plain to see why:
@MirrorFootball: Do you feel a great affinity with Bradley Wiggins, who has also won a championship while sitting down? #askMOwen
@greglarmouth: #AskMOwen I’m expecting a parcel on Thursday, would you be able to sit in for me while I’m out? I have Racing UK & ATR & my sofa’s leather?
@steveuk30: #askMOwen Is it true you will only sign for a team if they have a heated bench ?
@BigJohnTerry: #askMOwen Did you ever think you’re just like Liverpool? good back in the day but now finding it really hard just to play football
@AlanPardewNUFC: #askMowen Our tea lady needs a holiday, can you cover? There is little to no sitting down involved though, will that be a problem?
@AndreVillyB: #askMOwen Where do you get your tickets from for the match? I see you every week and they’re good seats in the crowd.
@FootyHumour: #AskMOwen Which stadium has the most comfortable bench?
@HeskeyHeskey: #askMOwen I scored more goals than you in the Premiership last season. #LOL
@paddypower: #askMOwen were you gutted you weren’t nominated for a TV Bafta for your performance in the Insure.ie ads?
@RealParkJiSung: #askMOwen Do you know we called you Messi because we didn’t want to get caught 1 on 1 with you… In a conversation?
@BigJohnTerry: #askMOwen have you got a wife?
@Dante_Banks: #askMOwen If you cross breed a cat with a goldfish how long is it before you realise your career ended 6 years ago?
@weldy1980: #askMOwen If u had a choice between recieving a personality or being good at football, which wud u choose?