Footballers driving footballers’ cars is one of life’s little certainties. Just look at the furore created when a footballer drives a non-footballer’s car.
But when Diafra Sakho stepped into his footballer’s Lamborghini on Monday night, little did he know he’d hit viral status on social media. But that wasn’t all he hit.
As if in an attempt to bowl us over with metaphor, Sakho drove his footballer’s car straight into a garden wall.
The images of his smashed-up Lamborghini were quickly circulating on Twitter, though the speed with which they circulated could be put down to the fact that the owner of the garden Sakho drove into was a West Ham fan.
The striker then took to Snapchat to reassure his followers that he was unhurt in the crash, though he looks to have done some serious damage to his car.
Diafra Sakho on Snapchat after his car crash. pic.twitter.com/bo0IuTbNxr
— Uber West Ham (@UberWestHam) January 18, 2016
Sakho had been in good form this season, but injury has ruled him out for the last few weeks. When he does come back, however, maybe this latest episode is proof that he should leave free-kick duties to Dimitri Payet. At least the Frenchman has less trouble avoiding the wall.
— BPLZone (@BPLZone) January 18, 2016