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Dragonfly Hugo Lloris Spat Out Already Has Its Own Twitter Account

by : UNILAD on : 06 Jul 2018 16:50
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A dragonfly is about to go viral on Twitter. A dragonfly fresh from the gob of French goalkeeper Hugo Lloris no less.

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This isn’t the first insect to achieve fame via international football tournaments.

In 2014, James Rodriguez had to fend of a giant green insect from his shoulder during their game against host nation Brazil.

And in the Euro 2016 final, Cristiano Ronaldo’s nerves were not helped by the presence of a zealous bug up in his business.

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Today, (July 6), during France’s 2-0 win against Uruguay, goalie Hugo Lloris was having the time of his life until a dragonfly – presumably unaware of the gravity of his/her/their surroundings – flew right into the mouth of Hugo.

It isn’t yet known whether this insect was hired by Uruguayan agents to deliberately mess with Lloris.

In scenes already prevalent on Twitter, a video caught Lloris spitting the dragonfly out of his mouth in shock. ‘Sacre bleu!’ he can be seen shouting.

Well he can’t, but I imagine he’d have been saying something like that to himself.

Now, the little guy/gal/person has set up their own Twitter account, to set the record straight:

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Another semi-final for France, then…

Hugo, despite recent attacks from the insect world, is optimistic, especially about teammate, Paul Pogba, saying, as per the Metro:

I think he’s maturing, he’s growing. He’s accumulating experience, be it with Manchester United, Juventus – now he’s lining up more seasons, more caps.

He’s starting to grow in the locker room also and that is a good thing because he’s a true leader.

He’s a very ambitious player. We all know he’s extremely talented and he has a lot to offer the team and his team-mates.

I think that these big competitions are also good to reveal the talent of players and I’m sure it’s going to be the case for Paul.

I guess we’ll see how France get on in the semi-final then – and whether any more bugs make an appearance!

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  1. Metro

    Hugo Lloris almost swallows live dragonfly during France’s clash with Uruguay