People, of course, thought it was a ridiculous suggestion.
One wrote: “Oh Christ I remember you saying something similar a while ago about leaving another thing. Turned out that was b******* as well.
Another sarcastically said: “Exactly Nige, they need us more than we need them, other governing bodies from around the world will be queuing up to do deals with us, there’ll be no down side only a considerable upside, the easiest deal in history, we hold all the cards, what could possibly go wrong.”
\u201cKeep politics out of football. \n\n\u27a1\ufe0f https://t.co/milVupLsTh\u201d
Others also pointed out a YouTube clip Farage posted back in 2021 which he captioned ’keep politics out of football’. The video saw him accused manager Gareth Southgate of being ‘out of touch with England fans’ over his stance encouraging England players taking the knee before games of football – this time, users asked why he had chosen to bring up politics in relation to the game just a year later.
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