Tuesday 22 May 2018

'They want selfies' - Cork chant-creating comedian to meet Liverpool heroes next month

Richy Sheehy as Kevin Murphy
Richy Sheehy as Kevin Murphy
Independent.ie Newsdesk

Independent.ie Newsdesk

Cork comedian Richy Sheehy is reaping the rewards for his viral video sensation.

The 27-year-old comedian and musician from Carrignavar in Cork will meet Jurgen Klopp's squad after after their clash with Spurs on February 4.

Richy became an internet hit last week after shooting video posing as his alter-ego Kevin Murphy (Cork's biggest Liverpool fan) singing a chant based on the Archies 1969 classic 'Sugar Sugar'.

"When I was talking to the club representative about the visit, I said I can't wait to meet the team, but she said 'they want selfies with you'," he told the Irish Examiner.

"The video was meant as a joke. I constantly fire things out and see how they'll land. But the reaction to this has been insane."

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