We tried out Microsoft's new Emotion tool on famous footy snaps... 6 years ago

We tried out Microsoft's new Emotion tool on famous footy snaps...

They say a picture is worth a thousand words.

This new app that identifies real emotions puts that to the test, and means you no longer have to guess how people felt at any given time.

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Microsoft's Project Oxford initiative have launched a new tool that allows us to upload photos and delivers a breakdown of eight basic emotions.

Faces are scanned for anger, contempt, disgust, fear, happiness, sadness, neutrality and surprise and ranked from 0 to 1. The closer to 1, the more likely a person is to be feeling that emotion.

We tested it on a few famous footy snaps...

When Carlos Tevez signed for West Ham, the tool went berserk detecting every one of the eight emotions. A clear sign he had no idea how to process it.

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Jose Mourinho claimed to be the 'happy one' at a press conference just moments after this photo was taken, but it turns out he wasn't as cheerful as he made out.

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Thomas Gravesen holds up a Real Madrid shirt beside club President Florentino Perez after signing at the Bernabeu in 2005. And yep, he's 100 % the cat that got the cream.

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Lionel Messi won the Golden Ball trophy immediately after being defeated by Germany in the World Cup final at the Maracana. Anger, contempt, sadness, disgust, he felt it all.

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And finally, Sergio...tut, tut, tut. When Aguero squished his face against David Cameron and took a selfie, he was feeling almost 100% happy. (Apologies to the President of China Xi Jinping for blocking him out).

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