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Wayne Rooney makes epic flag blunder in St Patrick’s Day Instagram post

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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.


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2 comments on “Wayne Rooney makes epic flag blunder in St Patrick’s Day Instagram post”

  1. Bernadette McKee

    Between Wayne Rooney & the police in Lewisham is it no wonder that the English are hated. It's pathetic up the Irish and Scots the Who are Loved the World over.

  2. Marcus Pearse

    There are bad eggs the world over Bernadette Mckee, some far worse than others, some English, some - God forbid! - are even Irish!
    Then there are ignorant idiots who should know better. Wayne Rooney, apart from having an appalling track record of shockingly bad behaviour in the past anyway, is one of them.


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