Copa 90 Present: The Man Behind The Meme – Gordon Hill, The Real Wealdstone Raider (Video)

Chris Wright

27th, January 2015

By Chris Wright


Having been decidedly nonplussed the first time we saw the original Youtube clip a couple of years ago, we here at Pies made a conscious effort to not get sucked into featuring any of the Wealdstone Raider meme “banter” that whipped up recently, seemingly out of nowhere.

However, rather guffawing at a Vine of a drunk guy at a football match, this is something a little different.

When staunch Wealdstone fan Gordon Hill found himself going viral for drunkenly slurring his words and looking for “agro”, he did his best to make a few bob out of it – making celebrity appearances at nightclubs, taking on a manager, meeting McBusted and even releasing a (terrible) Christmas single back in December.

However, over the course of this 13-minute documentary by the chaps over at Copa 90, it’s plain to see just how quickly being a human meme gets old.

In fact, it’s really quite poignant in places…

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