A great number of Newcastle United supporters reacted to a post from the club’s official Twitter account showing Allan Saint-Maximin attempting the viral ‘stay at home’ challenge.
Sports fans all over the world have been trying to find ways to entertain themselves whilst practising social distancing. The popular #StayAtHomeChallenge is helping to spread the message around the football community.
Premier League stars like Bruno Fernandes, Theo Walcott and Tammy Abraham have been posting videos of themselves attempting keepy-ups with various household items and now Allan Saint-Maximin has joined in with the trend.
— Newcastle United FC (@NUFC) March 18, 2020
Since joining Newcastle from French side Nice for £16.2m last summer, Saint-Maximin has quickly established himself as a firm fan favourite amongst the Toon Army, scoring two goals and creating two assists in his first season in the Premier League (Transfermarkt).
Predictably plenty of fans applauded the latest demonstration of the Frenchman’s skills, with one supporter in particular left “astounded” by his “pure talent”.
Take a look at some of the best reactions to Saint-Maximin’s effort down below…
Dont leave us like all the other great players have in the past please allan
— Daz Hutchins (@HutchinsDaz) March 18, 2020
Fabulous skills, pure talent, a real rarity, I’m astounded. Where did you get the toilet roll? That’s worth more than the shirt
— Dave Hardy (@Dave_Hardy09) March 18, 2020
ASM clearly doesn’t comprehend the value of money anymore 🤣 nice tekkers bro
— Leroy Anderson (@leroyofrushden) March 18, 2020
Cool as you like as he walks away. 😂👏
— Scotty ⚫⚪NUFC⚫⚪ (@ScottyT9804) March 18, 2020
Love him me🤣
— W👑 (@Lejueneary) March 18, 2020
— Jim (@googlam9) March 18, 2020
I bet it only took one attempt aswell 👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼
— Craig Hoye (@Backchoye87) March 18, 2020
Newcastle fans, are you looking forward to seeing Allan Saint-Maximin back on the pitch in the future? Drop us your thoughts on his tekkers in the comments section!
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