Rishi Sunak scores personal aim with soccer gaffe


The Southampton FC fan’s fixture confusion got here a day after it was identified his alternative of McDonald’s breakfast was taken off the menu greater than two years in the past.

Having branded himself an “underdog” within the Tory management race, the previous chancellor was requested on the Manchester hustings how as a Saints fan how he would get again to profitable methods.

“I’m going to be unpopular for saying it right here, beginning by beating United this weekend,” he stated.

Southampton, the town of Mr Sunak’s beginning, are usually not as a result of play Manchester United till August 27.

The candidate, a self-described “huge soccer fan”, to change into the following prime minister has beforehand stated he could be a “very comfortable man” if he may run his membership.

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