The Twitter timeline went bonkers after it was revealed that Benni McCarthy will be joining Manchester United as a first-team coach.
Here's how the fans reacted on the TL...
What's the story?
Twitter reacted wildly to the news of Former AmaZulu and Cape Town City coach Benni McCarthy joining Erik Ten Hag's technical team at Manchester United.
The lifelong United supporter will be focusing on positioning and attacking at the Theatre of Dreams.
Let's take a look at the best reaction tweets to McCarthy's appointment at United:
In true South African Twitter fashion, fans were quick to make jokes about how McCarthy will approach his new gig.
Twitter user @Stitch_zn said: "Benni McCarthy's 1st task as the new Manchester United striker coach, is to convince them to buy Thamsanqa Gabuza and Percy Tau."
Twitter user @simon_orgill said: "Benni I don’t know if you remember me I’m your second cousin on uncle Dougies side from Fairways. Can you miskien get me in there?"
Twitter user @Zanemali_ posted a hilarious old clip of McCarthy reacting to a foul during his Cape Town City days:
From TKZee to MUFC
A number of fans mentioned the famous line "Benni in the 18th area" from Tkzee's 1998 hit with Benni McCarthy 'Shibobo/Final Countdown.'
Comedian Dillan Oliphant put a hilarious spin to it and posted a video reacting to McCarthy's news:
He posted another video where he imagines how United fans will react McCarthy's influence on Marcus Rashford's form:
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