German cuisine has a reputation fairly similar to English cuisine – grey and unhealthy and accompanied by lots of beer.
But that hasn’t stopped Liverpool midfielder Emre Can taking a swipe at This Sceptred Isle’s culinary tradition, damning it with faint praise by saying it’s “better than everyone says” as he tucks into a plate of…. sushi. It’s not exactly jellied eels or shepherds pie, but I suppose even Wayne Rooney has poshed up his diet a little since he started earning tens of thousands a week.
Gee, thanks Emre. That’s very nice of you to say.