Not so fab-u-lous! Social media fears Arsenal legend Tony Adams will flop on Strictly after his weird teaching video re-emerges – and who would wish to associate him after he broke his teammate’s ARM by dropping him!
Arsenal and England legend Tony Adams shall be a visitor on Strictly Come Dancing this 12 months, and social media was fast to level out examples why they suppose he’ll wrestle on the favored present.
Referred to as a fierce and aggressive defender on the sphere throughout his iconic profession, he’ll now be trying to make strikes off the pitch when he takes to the dance flooring on the BBC present later this 12 months.
Whereas thought to be among the finest defenders of his era, his model and aptitude on the pitch weren’t notably sleek.
So hopes aren’t excessive for the 55-year-old to win the present, however as soon as the announcement was made, followers reacted in pleasure because the prospect of seeing the lanky former defender taking over dances together with the doble, salsa and the rumba.
It did not lengthy for a weird coaching video, which went viral when he was at Granada, to re-emerge on-line.
It exhibits him waving his fingers round as he tries to get the message throughout to his gamers, then making some extra wild arm actions as he runs forwards and backwards.
Tony Adams has been introduced because the eleventh movie star to seem on this 12 months’s Strictly Come Dancing
Adams was a ferocious competitor on the sphere however followers concern he may wrestle on the present
Alex Dunne wrote: ‘If his dancing is something like that Spanish coaching video we’re in for a deal with.’
Soccer followers additionally identified to the well-known second that he dropped mate Steve off his shoulders as they celebrated their 1993 League Cup ultimate victory over Sheffield Wednesday.
Adams, who made the fumble when he was in peak bodily situation as a participant, broke Morrow’s arm as his team-mate reached out to forestall himself from being dropped onto his head.
It is hoped that Adams will not make the identical mistake, when he has to select up his associate on the dance flooring.
Darren Walsh shared the photograph of the incident which exhibits Morrow holding out his arms to cease him from falling on his head, with the caption: ‘What may go mistaken?’
Martin Ross added: ‘Is his associate Steve Morrow? Do not let him do any lifts. (If you already know, you already know).’
One other consumer commented: ‘If he confirmed an oz. of dance capability he’d have an opportunity of successful, however he’ll be s*** is not he.’
Arsenal followers have been fast to react with one writing: ‘I count on our fanbase to assist him go far by way of the collection.’
One other made reference to Arsenal’s double successful seasons with Adams, which noticed them win the Premier League and FA Cup in 1997-98 and 2001-02, as they wrote: ‘From the double to the doble.’
Koulla Yiasouma wrote: ‘Oh my god. Oh my god. Oh my god.
‘Simply once you thought you could not love Strictly greater than you do, they select the perfect captain Arsenal ever had.’
James Ash commented: ‘Oh ffs I’ll have to look at it’, whereas one other Twitter wrote: ‘My dad’s completely buzzing.’
After the information was introduced, Adams mentioned: ‘To say I’m excited is an understatement – the lure of the sequins and the decision of the salsa has me swapping my battered previous soccer boots for a set of Strictly mushy footwear.
‘Am completely thrilled to be giving it my all on this 12 months’s twentieth anniversary of Strictly Come Dancing. I can’t wait to fulfill my associate – god assist her – and begin the dancing.’
Having captained each, he’s thought to be certainly one of Arsenal’s biggest ever gamers and one of many all-time greats of English soccer.
He gained 66 caps for England, appeared at 4 main tournaments and had 10 main trophy wins while remains to be the one participant in English soccer historical past to captain a staff to 3 high flight titles over three completely different a long time.
Additionally to seem on this 12 months’s present contains Paralympic swimmer Ellie Simmonds, in addition to Kym Marsh, Will Mellor, Richie Anderson, Kaye Adams, Jayde Adams, Tyler West, Matt Goss, Ellie Taylor and Molly Rainford.