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Manchester United V Arsenal: Maradona and the best reactions To Phil Jones’ unforgettable tackle

by | 17th, May 2015

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 17:  Phil Jones of Manchester United heads the ball clear of Olivier Giroud of Arsenal during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Arsenal at Old Trafford on May 17, 2015 in Manchester, England.  (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Manchester United’s Phil Jones just wanted it more than Arsenal’s Olivier Giroud. Some say he wanted to eat it, others that he wanted to balance it on his nose and be rewarded with a large raw herring.

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That Jones face tackle has garnered a few choice reactions on twitter:

It’s easy to mock Jones, but his commitment to the cause will give England manager Roy Hodgson a selection headache, angle-hunting Sky Sports a new Jones-inspired Worm Cam and make historians wonder what shape Diego Maradona’s career had taken had Terry Fenwick dealt with the titchy Argentine at grass roots level.



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