Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn took the opportunity to use Liverpool’s win over Barcelona to troll prime minister Theresa May today.
A known Arsenal fan, Corbyn praised the heroic efforts of Liverpool as they thrashed Barcelona 4-0 to earn a surprise place in the Champions League final.
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Taking aim at May’s failed Brexit negotiations, Corbyn joked that she could learn from Liverpool about getting a good result in Europe.
May attempted a comeback of her own, but it didn’t exactly go down as well as LFC’s remarkable 3-0 down, 4-3 up show.
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In response to Corbyn, the PM spoke about how it’s possible to defy the odds and enjoy success against European opposition even when everyone’s writing you off and telling you to concede defeat.
We think this tweet below captures the hypocrisy of her statement pretty well, to be honest…
What I ‘love’ most about Theresa May’s horribly cynical attempt to co-opt Liverpool FC & Jurgen Klopp’s success is her utter failure to acknowledge the role teamwork, cooperation, freedom of movement & management played in it.
Can’t think why.
— James O'Brien (@mrjamesob) May 8, 2019