"CRISTIANO ISN'T THE GOAT": PL CLUBS JOIN THE 'RED FLAG' CHALLENGE, HERE'S THE BEST OF IT
With the red flag trend going viral on Twitter, the English Premier League (EPL) clubs took their turns to join the bandwagon. The Twitter accounts of various clubs posted hilarious takes on the micro-blogging site as they attempted to draw attention to views and opinions that were an instant red flag for them. The official account of Manchester United declared their verdict in the Messi vs Ronaldo debate with the club vehemently justifying the cause of their player for the title of GOAT.
"@Cristiano isn't the 🐐" 🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩
— Manchester United (@ManUtd) October 13, 2021
Meanwhile, Manchester City sang praises of their playmaker Kevin De Bruyne by tweeting, “Kevin De Bruyne isn’t the best player in the league.”
"@DeBruyneKev isn't the best player in the league" 🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩
— Manchester City (@ManCity) October 13, 2021
European champions Chelsea bragged about their status as the only London club to win the Champions League or European Super Cup.
'I only support teams in London without European Cups' 🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩
Son Heung Min is one of the most liked football player in the world and his club Tottenham ensured the message was loud and clear with their tweet.
"I don't like Heung-Min Son" 🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩
Leeds United meanwhile took a shot at critics of Kalvin Phillips with a cheeky message.
The 25-year-old was a surprise starter for many at the Euros but produced some scintillating displays for the Three Lions as they managed to raach the final.
"England don't miss Kalvin Phillips" 🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩
— Leeds United (@LUFC) October 13, 2021
Last year in the EPL, James Ward Prowse was the best when it came to scoring free kicks with four goals from 20 attempts, an astounding success rate of 20 per cent which was leaps and bounds above any of his competitors in the league.
And nothing was going to stop Southampton from letting their feelings known towards anyone who doubted his immense talent.
— Southampton FC (@SouthamptonFC) October 13, 2021
WHAT IS THE RED FLAG CHALLENGE?
The red flag challenge is a new viral trend on social media in which people are posting views or opinions with which they strongly disagree with, The text of the tweets are followed by the emoji of a red flag.
Red flags are used to draw attention to a problematic situation or even a dangerous one.
The term is used by people as a caution and is used in several spheres of life which now includes the world of Twitter too.