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01st Jul 2018

Love Island and the World Cup clashed for the first time, and caused panic across the country

Wil Jones

Sometimes you have to make the tough choices

That’s what being an adult is all about. You can’t have everything. You’ve got to make a choice, and be brave.

This evening, Croatia – Denmark went to extra time. After a thrilling first five minutes, it turned into a slightly turgid contest. But you’ve watch it, it’s the World Cup. And in the 2018 World Cup so far, something mad and crazy keeps happening when you least expect it.

Only, the match kicked off at 7pm UK time. Which means extra time started about 9pm.

9pm is when Love Island starts on ITV2.

OH MY GOD. WHAT ARE YOU GOING TO DO!?!?

Sure, we were all enjoying Spain going out on penalties earlier, but all that did was delay an episode of Question of Sport. This is serious.

https://twitter.com/JoeDuguid/status/1013513254465830912

There was pleading.

https://twitter.com/eja491/status/1013507750071033857

For some, it meant a sense of deep introspection.

Households were split.

Of course, you could double screen it. But can you really give both of them your full attention?

Others has even more ingenious solutions.

https://twitter.com/louroll89/status/1013515022339801089

Be strong, you guys. We can get through this.

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