Mauricio Pochettino was today announced as the new manager of the Soccer Aid World XI.
The Argentine has been strongly linked to the Chelsea position but has taken over the reigns of the Soccer Aid World XI.
They announced the signing with a Tweet:
‘The Pochettino announcement you’ve all been waiting for.
We’re delighted to announce Mauricio Pochettino as the new Soccer Aid World XI FC manager.’
You can watch the video below:
The Pochettino announcement you've all been waiting for.
We're delighted to announce Mauricio Pochettino as the new Soccer Aid World XI FC manager. ✍️ #WelcomePoch || #SoccerAid || 🎟️ » https://t.co/ZK7JFqIkOJ pic.twitter.com/iq47WbdEsv
— Soccer Aid (@socceraid) May 19, 2023
Fans obviously poked fun at the clip and took aim at Chelsea.
One said, ‘REJECTED CHELSEA FOR SOCCER AID.’
Another added, ‘bro rejected chelsea for soccer aid.’
A third replied, ‘Not the news I was waiting for.’