Awkward moment football fan falls asleep during match before being woken up by rival supporters singing about him | The Sun
A WEST Brom fan who FELL ASLEEP during his side's clash with Southampton was woken up after opposition fans teased him with hilarious chanting.
The Baggies were beaten 2-1 by Saints at St Mary's in the Championship on Saturday afternoon – their first defeat in five games.
And one away fan failed to keep himself awake for the entirety of the game as he nodded off mid-match.
A section of Southampton supporters noticed the gentleman was having a kip in his seat.
And they proceeded to loudly sing: "He's still asleep," over and over again.
Eventually, the man woke up much to the home fans delight as they cheered him opening his eyes.
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They then began chanting: "He's woken up."
The clip went viral on social media, exceeding two million views on Twitter.
England legend Gary Lineker was one person who reacted to the brilliant clip as he simply replied with two laughing emojis.
Meanwhile, another fan added: "This is gold, I was there today 🤣🤣."
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While someone else said: "Classic 🤣🤣🤣🤣."
And a third responded: "Best leagues with the best chants. 😅🙌🏻"
Southampton have gone on an eight-match unbeaten run which leaves them fourth in the Championship table.
West Brom sit seventh, outside the play-off places on goal difference.
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