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03rd Jun 2017

Rangers goalkeeper delights supporter by pretending he’s Gaël Clichy

Mistaken identity

Simon Lloyd

Here is a story about Wes Foderingham.

Wes Foderingham is a goalkeeper who plays professional football for Rangers.

He is not and, as far as we are aware, never has been French defender Gaël Clichy.

Look, here is a picture to prove it.

Despite this, Wes shared a brief sub-140 character account of how one man – a Rangers fan – mistakenly believed he was indeed the French full back while he was on board a flight to Glasgow.

Asked by the fan if he was the recently-released-by-Manchester-City-because-Pep-Guardiola-has-his-eye-on-buying-half-of-the-Monaco-team star, Foderingham explained that he was Clichy, and that he was travelling to Glasgow to sign for Rangers.

As the tweet makes clear, the fan was delighted by the news of his club’s soon-to-be new signing.

Aside from asking the obvious question (cheers David Preece)…

… we can’t help but wonder how avid a Rangers supporter this man was. Perhaps, like many of us, he’s so caught up in the excitement of potential new signings that he’s forgotten what one of his team’s current players looks like.

Don’t worry. In just three months, all this transfer nonsense will be over. Stay strong, everyone.