Petr Cech delivers witty response to FIFA screengrab featuring him wearing his headgear
Petr Cech became an unlikely viral star on Thursday after his computerised image was featured in a tweet that was shared thousands of times on social media.
The tweet in question contained a screenshot from the FIFA 19 career mode showing the Arsenal goalkeeper and his fictional agent conducting contract negotiations with the club.
However, Cech obviously feared that the talks might turn sour as he chose to wear his trusty -- and now famous -- protective headgear for the meeting.
Petr Cech on FIFA 19 career mode with a helmet on during contract negotiations. 😂 pic.twitter.com/Ve6TsnqLgk— Connor (@TikiTakaConnor) September 27, 2018
The tweet soon took off, with fans rounding to gently mock EA Sport for not including a non-helmet version of Cech to use during career mode cut sequences.
However, the meme didn't impress the man himself, who took to Twitter to denounce the whole thing as entirely unrealistic -- as he wouldn't have been caught without the appropriate formal neck wear.
It's wrong guys ... I'd wear a tie 👔😂😂 pic.twitter.com/0qGSK3TvHg— Petr Cech (@PetrCech) September 27, 2018
Of course, Cech is a man of class and stature. He'd never dream of entering into such high-level negotiations without having his famous neon pink and polka dot cravat on.
What on earth were the FIFA modellers thinking?