People are utterly fixated by Sam Allardyce and his pint of wine
In case you haven't heard, England manager Sam Allardyce has been implicated in a ten-month investigation into corruption in English football by The Telegraph.
In a very revealing chat, the former Sunderland and Bolton manager instructs the undercover agents how to “get around” FA rules on third-party ownership while also making choice remarks about Roy Hodgson, Gary Neville and Prince Harry.
The issue is clearly a serious one, in fact, Henry Winter of The Times believes that it's 50-50 if Big Sam will survive, but amidst the fallout, some people have been utterly fixated by one minor detail.
The best part about this Sam Allardyce scoop is he's literally sat there with a pint of wine pic.twitter.com/E9SsuKXONc
— Cam 🇭🇷 (@_camwba) September 26, 2016
"Business man": Would you like a glass of wine?
Big Sam: Sure
"Business man": Small glass? Large glass?
Big Sam: Pint please
— GazzaC #BWFC (@gazzacrompton) September 26, 2016
Allardyce drinking a pint of wine has impressed me even further. Hope to see the FA extend his contract soon.
— Turner (@ed_tnr) September 26, 2016
If Allardyce is sacked, at least he'll have gone out like a true English hero; Eating a Chinese and necking a pint of wine. pic.twitter.com/JCz2oSbjpw
— Joe Baiamonte (@JoeBaia) September 26, 2016
BREAKING: England manager Sam Allardyce spotted walking in to The Winchester to have a pint of wine and wait for all of this to blow over
— The Football League Paper (@TheLeaguePaper) September 27, 2016
Incredible stuff uncovered on Big Sam being exposed..
He drinks wine by the pint, national hero
— John (@JohnMcIntosh19) September 26, 2016
In the interest of balance, there's a strong doubt about these claims though.
Why is everyone calling that a pint of wine? It's clearly a pint of lager that Allardyce is drinking pic.twitter.com/VUNJTgpSzX
— David Dubas-Fisher (@dubasfisher) September 27, 2016
Yeah me off it, you really don't think it's wine that Big Sam is drinking? It's clearly a pint that's gone flat
— Fickle McMansell (@themansell22) September 27, 2016
— Luke McLaughlin (@LukeMcLaughlin) September 27, 2016
While we're not entirely sure if Big Sam prefers pints of vino over beer, there's no denying that he's definitely facing a hangover following this interview.
Big Sam just text, he's had a pint of wine, got £400,000 in his pocket and wants to party. We're meeting at 11:30 at St George's Park 🍾💷⚽️
— Jason Bent (@Jason9Bent) September 26, 2016