Dying and taxes are two issues sure in life – and James Milner being something however boring is one other.
The Liverpool midfielder stored us all entertained throughout the first lockdown earlier this 12 months and even had a gag prepared when small group coaching at soccer golf equipment resumed.
Throughout lockdown in Spring, we noticed him rationing his tea luggage in response to teammate Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and his popstar girlfriend Perrie Edwards dancing up the steps of their home.
And we’ve additionally seen him posting a video of himself slicing some grass with some very tiny scissors laughing within the face of his mundane fame because of the ‘Boring James Milner’ parody account on Twitter.
It’s not the primary time the ‘Yorkshire Figo’ has received us all laughing throughout Twitter and Instagram and right here, talksport.com appears to be like at examples of Milner’s finest bits off the pitch.
So, along with his tea bag rationing antics, listed here are 12 different the explanation why Milneer, who’s on the verge of one other Premier League title, must also win the Ballon d’Or for social media posts.
1. The primary tweet
It was a robust begin for Milner who received us all laughing in his very first tweet again in March 2018.
The ‘Boring James Milner’ account has numerous references to the midfielder spending his evenings doing the ironing and the true Milner clearly took the jokes in his stride.
2. A really boring Christmas
A plain Christmas card from Gareth Barry, a pencil, a pencil sharpener and a rubber. These are simply a number of the presents a really joyful James Milner received to open on Christmas day whereas at Manchester City.
3. Easter enjoyable day
Die arduous Milner followers will examine his tea bag submit to what he did at Easter two years in the past the place he counted all his mini eggs, color coded them and made certain there was an equal quantity of every color for good measure…
4. The race is on
Who knew races to tie your shoe laces have been even a factor? Effectively, they’re in keeping with Milner.
An image of him and referee Michael Oliver was taken throughout Liverpool’s Merseyside derby at Everton in April 2018 and Milner determined so as to add extra to the seemingly not very entertaining image with the hilarious caption of “Double knot races are by no means boring!”
5. Emblem remover
It’s by no means a superb time to attain an personal objective however you possibly can all the time chortle about it in case your group wins the sport, or in Milner’s case you continue to makes it to the Champions League last.
Liverpool have been main their second leg in Roma when Milner scored a comical personal objective as Dejan Lovren fired straight into his face and the ball dropped into the online.
Milner noticed the humorous aspect of it afterwards with this hilarious caption suggesting he wanted the Champions League emblem faraway from his face!
6. Get that solar cream on
Teammate Andy Robertson is commonly on the top of a Milner joke and arguably one of the best one got here when the Scot’s complexion was the topic of Milner’s teasing in Could 2018.
On Instagram, he posted an image of a topless Robertson within the solar alongside an image of some drumstick squashies sweets, which had an uncanny resemblance to how Scotland captain Robertson’s pores and skin goes when he’s uncovered to the warmth.
7. The not possible job?
We suspect Milner shouldn’t be terribly used to carrying make-up however he had a really witty message for his followers when tweeting an image of a make-up artist making use of it on his face in February 2019.
However followers might really feel he’s doing himself a disservice by suggesting the girl had the ‘hardest job on this planet’ by placing make-up on him.
8. It’s OK, Sadio
An uncomfortable feud between Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah broke out earlier this season when the previous misplaced it with the latter for not passing the ball to him throughout a win in opposition to Burnley.
Mane reduce an animated determine shortly after being substituted however Milner was available to ease the strain with a genius submit that noticed him pictured subsequent to Mane whereas the entire thing was happening…
9. VAR dig
Other than coronavirus, VAR has been the largest detrimental of this season.
Video Assistant Referees have been mocked by many and naturally Milner was going to have a dig himself, offering a reference to a fixture a couple of weeks earlier the place teammate Roberto Firmino had a objective not given as a result of he was offside by a mere armpit’s size.
10. Christmas message
We’ve no actual clarification for why that is so humorous however simply have a look at the best way Milner stands there subsequent to the snowman!
11. ‘Origi help’
Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson’s spouse lately gave start to their third youngster, and it by the way got here 9 months after the Reds’ spectacular win over Barcelona in final season’s Champions League semi-finals.
Divock Origi was one of many heroes on the night time, scoring two targets within the 4-Zero win and Milner credited the Belgian striker with the ‘help’ for Henderson’s son coming into the world.
12. Issue 5000
The climate is gorgeous and it’s set Milner up for an additional tap-in – at teammate Robertson’s expense.
He doesn’t need the Scotland captain to burn, so he’s ordered particular solar cream…
Right here’s hoping Milner retains on cracking the gags on social media – we’d like him now greater than ever earlier than!