Brazil vs Netherlands World Cup 2014: Jasper Cillessen becomes latest player to spark series of internet memes
Photoshopped pictures of the Dutch goalkeeper went viral
Sunday 13 July 2014
It has been a World Cup in which goals, shocks and controversy have all combined to provide arguably the most exciting tournament for some time.
However for some, Brazil 2014 may well be remembered as the World Cup of memes, from an airborne Robin van Persie to Luis Suarez's bite, this truly has been the tournament where people with far too much time on their hands have spent it crudely photoshopping footballers into a plethora of other pictures.
Perhaps mildly amusing if you've never seen one before, are eight years old or just a fan of bad photoshop work, the meme appears to have become as ubiquitous a part of football as diving or brightly-coloured boots.
Here are the latest 'hilarious' efforts from the brightest and best of the social media generation, this time involving the moment when Jasper Cillessen crouched down against his own post to line up a wall for a free-kick.
Under the hashtag #cillessensitsonthings the young Dutch keeper now has an online memento from this World Cup to no doubt be treasured almost as much as his third-place medal...
Latest in Sport
Paul Scholes: Manchester United vs Liverpool - I don't understand why Brendan Rodgers was not more attacking against Basel
Jesus Christ plays for Chelsea - that's what one in five children thinks
Transfer Talk: Nemanja Vidic to return to Manchester United; Hazard to leave Chelsea; Sunderland want Radamel Falcao
Frank Warren column: Don't bet on Amir Khan landing pay day against Floyd Mayweather
Manchester United transfer news: Kevin Strootman move edges closer
- 1 Nigel Farage: Me vs Russell Brand on Question Time – he's got the chest hair but where are his ideas?
- 2 Harry Potter fans can apply to the Hogwarts-inspired College of Wizardry
- 3 Jessica Chambers: 19-year-old woman 'doused with lighter fluid and burned alive' in the US
- 4 Russell Brand calls Nigel Farage 'poundshop Enoch Powell' in BBC Question Time debate
- 5 Orange Wednesdays are no more