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06th Aug 2016

Paddy Barnes has posted a follow-up message to Rory McIlroy after teasing him earlier

Carl Kinsella

It looks like Paddy Barnes is having the time of his life in Rio.

The man has made it to Brazil and is hoping to bring a shiny gold medal back to Ireland, but in the meantime he’s been having a great time getting selfies with celebs and making fun of Rory McIlroy, who chose to stay home over Zika virus fears.

Earlier, Barnes posted this photo of himself with Olympian and tennis player Caroline Wozniacki, who used to be in a serious relationship with McIlroy.

He has since decided to clear things up, tweeting “I’d say Rory McIlroy thinks I hate him, I don’t haha I’m just bored and having the craic mate!”

The second half of this sentence, at least, is definitely true. Barnes has also snapped a selfie with another legendary female tennis player, Serena Williams – who was sat beside her Team USA teammate Madison Keys.

We think it’s definitely worth giving Paddy a follow @paddyb_ireland for his Olympics updates.

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