‘It Leaves A Bad Taste’ – Graeme Souness Picture Of Glum, Sour Misery After Watching Paul Pogba And France Win World Cup (Video)

Chris Wright

16th, July 2018


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While the rest of mankind rejoiced after basking in an absolute corker of a World Cup final, you might not be surprised to learn that the match wasn’t enough to lift Graeme Souness from wallowing in his own little puddle of grief.

‘Analysing’ the game as part of BeIn Sport’s Panel from Hell™, Souness was the very picture of sour-faced gloom as he watched France’s excellent young team storm to an enthralling 4-2 victory over Croatia.

As Paul Pogba dabbed with the World Cup trophy after putting in a truly exceptional performance, Souness was left to gripe about the “bad taste” Les Bleus’ victory had left in his mouth – which perhaps explains why he looked like grumpy middle-aged bulldog licking Dettol off a nettle…

Draining, isn’t he?

Of course, the post-match moaning didn’t end there, with Souness also berating Croatia for not hassling and hounding the referee at every turn like a “Latin country” would…

Pogba was also on his mind as VAR (and the referee… again) was given both barrels.

And so on, and so on.

Of course, Souness can’t abide or understand players like Pogba because they represent the very antithesis of his anti-joy world view.

How can a footballer possibly be knuckling down and playing to the best of his abilities if he’s visibly smiling and expressing himself in a manner that doesn’t involve carving studs into opponents’ shin bones?

What a miserable caricature he has become.

As we said, draining.

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  1. Gazz says:

    I am alone in agreeing with the ref that it was a penalty?

    Ball comes all the way from the corner of the pitch, the striker doesn’t affect the flight of the ball, and it still hits his hand.

  2. A Nonny Moose says:

    Your dislike for Souness doesn’t invalidate his opinion. If you don’t like him, just go for a nice relaxing Brexit.

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