Manchester City's #AskJesus Twitter takeover quickly descends into chaos as Premier League champions are trolled relentlessly
Jesus Navas was questioned on everything Jesus Christ-related
Manchester City’s latest Twitter takeover saw Spanish winger Jesus Navas take the reins of the club’s official Twitter account, with the Premier League champions asking fans to send their questions in using the hashtag #AskJesus. Cue chaos.
City’s newsfeed immediately filled up with questions from fans and pranksters alike who were keen to ask Jesus Christ the questions they had long seeked answers for.
Ranging from “Have you forgiven Judas yet” to “You fed 5,000 people with five loaves and two fish, so why didn’t you give Yaya a cake”, the Twitter takeover was quickly trending worldwide, and the hilarious responses just kept on coming.
Recent takeovers by Arsene Wenger and Michael Carrick have also ended in similar fashion. The Arsenal manager was trolled on everything from the latest update on Abou Diaby’s condition to whether the Balti pies at the Emirates were overpriced, while Carrick had to deal with fans asking what he really thought of team-mate Tom Cleverley.
Can you perform a miracle and make Daley Blind see again? #AskJesus; Michael (@Mike_Nkansah) July 28, 2014
Who's God's preferred winger, you or Moses? #askjesus; The Stebie (@ThoseScouseLads) July 28, 2014
Did you prefer City over Chelsea because their owner's a Roman? #askjesus; El Scouse (@elscouse) July 28, 2014
You fed 5,000 people with five loaves and two fish, so why didn't you give Yaya a cake? #AskJesus; ⚽️ Alpha Zaba ⚽️ (@AlphaZaba) July 28, 2014
#AskJesus Do you feel a little awkward as a winger whose job it is to supply crosses?; Jack Allen (@jack_j_allen) July 28, 2014
#askjesus you walked on water but can you do it on a cold, Tuesday night in Stoke?; Chris (@Kristov86) July 28, 2014
#AskJesus What are your thoughts on Judas and do you think he should start over David Silva this year?; Messi Minutes (@MessiMinutes) July 28, 2014
Hopefully Navas will see the funny side of it. After all, he isn’t really the son of God.
Latest in Sport
Gareth Bale to quit Real Madrid? Wales international will 'resist' interest from Manchester United and Chelsea
Floyd Mayweather vs Manny Pacquiao: Zab Judah denies flooring Mayweather during sparring as he prepares for 2 May
Malaysian GP 2015: Silverstone chief warns European Grands Prix are in peril without government funding
Perro Aguayo Jr. dead: Funeral for Mexican wrestler Pedro Aguayo Ramirez as Rey Mysterio Jr. receives death threats
Malaysian GP 2015: One by one, the iconic venues fall silent as F1 follows the money east
- 2 Andreas Lubitz: Who is Germanwings co-pilot who 'locked out captain and crashed flight 9525'?
- 3 JK Rowling responds to fan tweeting she 'can't see' Dumbledore being gay
- 4 Germanwings crash: Descent may have been 'deliberate, suicidal choice' by pilot, claims experts
- 5 Woman held in psychiatric ward after (correctly) saying Obama follows her on Twitter
Nigel Farage brands LGBT activists 'filth' and 'scum' and accuses them of scaring away his children after they invade his local pub
Ukip supporters are 55 or older, white and socially conservative, finds British Social Attitudes Report
JK Rowling responds to fan tweeting she 'can't see' Dumbledore being gay
Russia threatens Denmark with nuclear weapons if it tries to join Nato defence shield
Jeremy Clarkson sacked live: Alan Yentob 'wouldn't rule out' ex Top Gear host's BBC return
Council tenant wins right not to be sent to Milton Keynes