On Saturday, Barcelona called on their supporters to rally behind their superstar player Lionel Messi, who was sentenced to 21 months in prison on charges of tax evasion earlier this week. But, instead of support, the Twitteratti poked fun at the campaign, and here are the best of the Tweets.
FC Barcelona (@FCBarcelona) July 9, 2016
One finger to represent every €400,000 of tax he evaded? pic.twitter.com/NH4SGBCtvM— Daniel Storey (@danielstorey85) July 9, 2016
How do you say "PR own goal" in Catalan?— Ed Malyon (@eaamalyon) July 9, 2016