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Victor Wanyama just hit Anthony Knockaert in the face and the internet exploded with jokes

From the reaction of Twitter it's fair to say Knockeart is not the most popular of footballers

Some jokes just write themselves.

After just two minutes of Brighton v Spurs we were treated to a particularly self-explanatory gag.

Anthony Knockaert broke past Victor Wanyama on the Seagulls right and as he cut back in the Kenyan’s fist connected with his face.

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Forearm smash incoming.

Forearm smash incoming.

There were worrying scenes at first as the Frenchman lay on his back on the turf while he was examined by one of the club docs.

But after it appeared he was OK Twitter could not resist but make a raft of jokes at the Brighton winger’s expense.

It doesn’t look like he is a very popular man either.

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Mauricio Pochettino surprised everyone by dropping six of the starting 11 that lined up against Man City with Dele Alli not even given a place in the squad.

It was clear that he was putting all his eggs in the FA Cup semi-final basket which brings Man United to Wembley on Saturday.

And Brighton got off to a sharp start as Wanyama immediately found himself under pressure.

Knockaert sprinted past him and chopped back inside, as he did Wanyama’s flailing fist landed sweet on his chin and left him sprawled on the pitch.

Half of Twitter felt it was a major overreaction from the Brighton player while the other half all made exactly the same joke.

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That’s enough from the anti-Knockaert brigade, welcome the future comedians.

Sometimes the internet just reacts to the situation exactly as you want/imagined/dreamed (delete appropriately).

Ah well, still no goal for Harry Kane yet.

Game on.