Prepare To Cringe: Memphis Depay Treats Us All To Freestyle Rap After Reaching Five Million Instagram Followers (Video)

Chris Wright

26th, November 2018


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Comprehensively dispelling the myth that he’s not just a self-involved, bejewelled poseur, Memphis Depay has released a god-awful rap to celebrate passing the five million follower mark on Instagram.

Filmed on a rooftop in Paris, the Lyon forward donned his prettiest velvet blouse, selected his sparkliest butterfly brooch, sparked up a novelty cigar and then let rip about football pitches being zoos and the like.

Consider this your extreme cringe warning…


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I bet this freestyle’s going viral! Thank you to my supporters for helping me hit 5 million followers! 🙌🏽

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The expert rhyming of the word “idol” with the word “idol” is a personal highlight.

If John Barnes is the high watermark for rapping footballers, then this is sub-Royston Drenthe pap.

And the worst part about it all is that Memphis is absolutely, 100% serious.