Ex-Manchester United centre-back Rio Ferdinand has joked that he’ll spend a while away from Twitter after Liverpool’s Premier League title win was confirmed.
Chelsea’s 2-1 win over Manchester City on Thursday evening means the Reds now can’t be caught on the high of the desk, and there have been scenes of joyous celebration all by the evening in Liverpool after full-time at Stamford Bridge.
With this their first top-flight title in 30 years, Liverpool followers are taking the chance to lord it over anybody linked with their bitter rivals United.
And Ferdinand, who was working as a pundit for BT Sport throughout Chelsea’s victory, took to Twitter quickly after the sport with the message: “Brb @Twitter… see you in a couple of weeks!” together with two laughing face emojis.
Shortly afterwards he did congratulate Liverpool for his or her efforts this season, nonetheless, saying: “Congrats @LFC… Premier League Champions. 28 wins out of 31 game…. nothing but praise for you! Thoroughly deserved…. Relentless appetite…. especially losing it last season after being so good. Mentally tough!”
Ferdinand was not the one ex-United star to mysteriously disappear from social media.
Gary Neville additionally seems to have taken a go away of absence, after he merely tweeted a waving hand emoji after Chelsea’s win.
Reds supporters bombarded each gamers’ messages with celebratory tweets, together with Gifs of their gamers celebrating and anti-United sentiments.
Neville fellow Sky Sports pundit Jamie Carragher was unsurprisingly in a slightly higher temper following the sport, as he popped open some champagne on the full-time whistle, whereas he additionally tweeted “Jurgen Klopp @LFC Legend.”
It stays to be seen if Neville and Ferdinand return to Twitter within the close to future, however it’s seemingly they are going to be reminded of this title triumph for years to return as Liverpool proceed to have a good time their phenomenal achievement.