Celebs react to England’s Euro 2016 defeat by Iceland
Twitter was inevitably abuzz during last night’s England v. Iceland football game, which (spoiler alert) saw the UK booted out of Euro 2016 by a 2-1 victory to Iceland.
With last week’s Brexit referendum result providing ample fodder for timely gags, the celebrity Twitterati jumped on the opportunity to broadcast their opinions. Here’s what everyone from Olly Murs to Kerry Katona had to say about England’s appalling display on the pitch:
Seems we’re desperate to get out of Europe in all ways.
— Gary Lineker (@GaryLineker) June 27, 2016
— Alastair Stewart (@alstewitn) June 27, 2016
Appalling display England!!! Speechless!!!! — Martin Kemp (@realmartinkemp) June 27, 2016
Well, that was a very brief wave of euphoria… #EURO2016
— Paddy Considine (@PaddyConsidine) June 27, 2016
There’s some super hair on the Icelandic team isn’t there. Must be the glacial water. #EURO2016
— amanda abbington (@CHIMPSINSOCKS) June 27, 2016
Watching England play football should have a warning before it .. WARNING Might contain distressing / disturbing scenes
— Gary Lucy (@Gary_Lucy) June 27, 2016
All the England players are too privileged. Don’t have the drive and passion for there country. Simple. — Chris Clark (@ChrisJClark_) June 27, 2016
I’ll play for England for a couple of grand a week, rather than 200,000…who’s with me?!!
— Sharron Davies MBE (@sharrond62) June 27, 2016
I’m only interested in 2 words from Roy Hodgson tonight: ‘I resign.’ Anything else is utterly pointless. — Piers Morgan (@piersmorgan) June 27, 2016
— Kate Lawler (@katelawler) June 27, 2016
Roy Hodgson should do the right thing now and run for prime minister. — Duncan Jones (@ManMadeMoon) June 27, 2016
And our personal favourite from the queen herself:
Oh crap!!!! Think I’ll hide in farm foods!!!
— Kerry Katona (@KerryKatona7) June 27, 2016
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