You might not believe this if you haven’t seen the news already but Michael Buffer is going to introduce the teams in the cup final at Hampden.
Yes, that Michael Buffer.
The Michael Buffer who announces the boxers before they go for it in the ring and hypes things up with his typical catchphrase: ‘Let’s get ready to rumble.’
Indeed, he announced the news on Twitter yesterday and, well, it’s safe to say a lot of fans reacted to this in amusing fashion:
This SATURDAY I’m honored to be on the pitch at Hampden in Glasgow to intro the players for the LEGENDARY WM HILL SCOTTISH CUP-Will it be @CelticFC or @MotherwellFC victory? Can’t wait-I’m told the SCOTTISH FANS are as LEGENDARY as the game! #LetsGetReadyToRumble ® @WilliamHill
— Michael Buffer (@Michael_Buffer) May 14, 2018
Chuffinghell is there any event you don’t do these days?! I’ve got a mates bbq the Saturday after and I’m half expecting you to be there to introduce the hot dogs!!! ????????
— Craig Mcguiness (@craig99mac) May 14, 2018
ANNOUNCE ROGIC 4 YEAR DEAL
— KEVIN MCGUIRE (@kevmcguiremusic) May 14, 2018
See you then! ????
— Celtic Football Club (@CelticFC) May 14, 2018
Must be doin a discount then cause he earns $5m everytime he uses his trademark phrase.
— Brian mckenna (@bridomck1) May 14, 2018
Let's Get Ready To Treble!!! ????????????????????
— Placid Casual (@Plac1dCasual) May 14, 2018
— Tommy Teacake ® (@TommyTeacake7) May 14, 2018
Worth being late this time.
— bkell (@bkell1988) May 14, 2018
‘For the thousands in attendance and the millions watching around the world: Brendan Rodgers is here for 10 in a Row’
— Ayr Hoopy (@AyrHoopy) May 14, 2018
Buffer has been doing a lot of this kind of thing recently away from boxing.
He did an F1 race last year whilst he also read out the names between Chelsea and Liverpool in the Premier League earlier this season.
Unmistakeably, he’s got a great voice but, at the same time, what’s the point in him reading half of Motherwell’s side out in such a manner?
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