MANCHESTER United’s Wayne Rooney decided to join in the St Patrick’s Day celebrations yesterday by sharing a throwback picture on Instagram.
Rooney published a post of himself and former teammates John O’Shea and Jonny Evans alongside a picture of what he believed to be the Irish flag.
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His hilarious blunder was met with reaction from amused fans who pointed out that the flag was in fact that of the Ivory Coast – which has the same colours in reverse order.
He’s changed the picture now, as above, but not before his mistake was widely shared across social media.