A history of politicians pretending to like football 2 weeks ago

A history of politicians pretending to like football

Who is Daniel Rashford?

Matt Hancock's gaffe when talking about the incredible of Manchester United striker Marcus Rashford was both bizarre and funny. But it was far from the first time that a politician tripped over themselves while trying to speak about the beautiful game.

It may seem like a century ago now, but it wasn't too long ago that David Cameron was mocked for stating that he supported both Aston Villa and West Ham United.

But why do politicians try so hard to prove that they know about and are interested in football? Let's have a look, and enjoy some of the cock-ups as well.