Lions fans outrage after Boris Johnson gaffe during good luck message to the team
Some British and Irish Lions fans have been left outraged today after hearing a message from Boris Johnson to the side ahead of their crunch showdown with the Springboks this afternoon.
The British Prime Minister left the message to the side today from Chequers where he is currently isolating.
After the message was left, many fans left comments on the video pointing out the mishap from the 57-year-old.
Here is the video message that Boris Johnson left earlier today.
Boris Johnson wishing @lionsofficial good luck before today’s test against South Africa ⬇️ #LionsRugby pic.twitter.com/oRgVxxHx7e
— RugbyPass (@RugbyPass) July 24, 2021
Boris Johnson chose to refer to the British and Irish Lions as ‘The British Lions’ which has caused some amongst Lions fans.
Here were some of the replies on social media.
The British lions 🙃 https://t.co/5wqqR3cr1J
— Harry Lancaster (@h_lancaster) July 24, 2021
So tricky to fudge up a good luck video – British and Irish Lions https://t.co/Uu8DagoEdJ
— Gareth Walters (@welshwalty) July 24, 2021