The National League South side became a source of ridicule after completing the signing of their latest player in a burger restaurant
Oxford City’s announcement that they had signed Matt Paterson came with a twist as the new addition was pictured penning his deal in a chain of McDonald’s.
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Naturally, this bizarre move caught the attention of social media, who were quick to ridicule the National League South side.
In maccy d’s with a free pen from Barclays pen staying classy
— paul gibson (@PaulGibboGibson) June 2, 2017
ANNOUNCE RONALD @OxCityFC @Sporf @paddypower @SoccerAM @McDonaldsUK @stanjames @SportsJOE_UK pic.twitter.com/QOz1N4gDYV
— Rob ‘Padz’ Padbury (@Padz86) June 2, 2017
Signings in Mc Donald’s that’s a new one… thought ballers were on strict diets nowadays #mcmuffin https://t.co/C51qzky0yI
— Andy Johnson (@AndyJohnson08) June 2, 2017
can I have fries with that
— Turbo (@OUFC1976) June 2, 2017
I hope he got a free sausage and egg McMuffin with that deal @McDonaldsUK
— Chris (@BFC_Chris_) June 2, 2017
— Pete Jones (@PeteGJ90) June 2, 2017
There were, meanwhile, at least a couple of sharp responses.
First of a McFlurry of signings.
— Alex (@onlyoneshedend) June 2, 2017
Matt Patterson has signed for @OxCityFC and I’m loving it
— Jack Himself (@jackgambardella) June 2, 2017
The burger chain, at least, are confident it will prove to be a successful move.
Good in the box and often lifting a cup, we’re big fans of @OxCityFC’s tasty new signing! https://t.co/j5J6HPsN1i
— McDonald’s UK (@McDonaldsUK) June 2, 2017