'Watching England is like Space Jam - the Monstars nicked the players' talent'

ShareClose Comments
Ian Wright has likened Roy Hodgson's flops to the NBA players who had their talent drained by cartoon monsters in the hit film


It may have been a miserable Monday evening for most England fans, but at least Ian Wright cheered us all up with this gem of a line.

As he struggled to comprehend the lack of skill shown by Roy Hodgson’s players in the second half, the former Arsenal striker only had one film on his mind.

“I just can’t stop thinking about the film Space Jam,” he told ITV.

Article continues below

“It’s like the Monstars nicked their talent or something.

“It’s literally unexplainable what happened to the lads in the second half. It’s just devastating for me, I can’t believe it.”

But unlike Space Jam, England had no Michael Jordan with a stretched arm to save them as Iceland went on to see the game out with little fuss.

Next article:
Win the World Cup twice? Deschamps tips Mbappe to do what Henry and Trezeguet couldn't
Next article:
'This is the France we love' – Griezmann hails diversity of World Cup winning side
Next article:
Roma want Donnarumma agreement before allowing Alisson exit
Next article:
‘Giroud is a World Cup winner!’ – Kenyans react to France win over Croatia
Next article:
African All Stars Transfer News & Rumours: Napoli demand £80 million for Koulibaly