London Terrorists Lucky This Soccer Hooligan Was Drinking With Old Man

Having spent time around soccer fans, here’s one thing I learned: don’t piss them off when they’re drunk.

Roy Larner, a Millwall soccer fan, was wasted on the night of the London Bridge attacks. Not knowing quite what was going on, Larner decided to investigate the way you would expect a drunk man to investigate.

“They had these long knives and started shouting about Allah. Then it was, ‘Islam, Islam, Islam.’

“Like an idiot I shouted back at them. I thought, ‘I need to take the piss out of these bastards.’ I took a few steps towards them and said, ‘F**k you, I’m Millwall.’ So they started attacking me.”

Not sure which is more admirable. Getting drunk and going after the terrorists or running from the terrorists, but making sure you don’t spill your beer.

“I didn’t think of my safety at the time. I’d had four or five pints – nothing major. I can handle myself. But I was out with an old person and it was out of order.”

Those bastards were lucky Larner wasn’t drinking with 20 other soccer hooligans. If he were, I would bet on drunk soccer hooligans vs. terrorists 101 times out of 100. Unfortunately for Larner, he was a single man with an old drinking partner, and thus, he ended up in the hospital.

Heal up, Roy. I have a feeling you’ll be drinking for free in London for the foreseeable future.

[H/T Deadspin]

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