Joel Matip has proved himself Liverpool’s king of memes with his vacant, deadpan face as the Champions League anthem boomed around Anfield.
As the camera panned past the 29-year-old defender in the line-up before Tuesday’s group game against Ajax, Matip could be seen chewing gum and giving a 4,000-yard stare like he was waiting for a bus in the rain.
Cheer up, Joel Matip! 😂 pic.twitter.com/cU4bfMvT5C— Football on BT Sport (@btsportfootball) December 1, 2020
“Joel wondering if he left the bathroom light on,” speculated one football fan.
Like… when you can’t remember if you locked your front door,” offered another.
@JP10n joel wondering if he left the bathroom light on 😂😂— jurgens left toe (@jurgenslefttoe) December 1, 2020
@Willjohnson1892 couldn’t get anymore Joel Matip— Tom Connolly (@TomConno9) December 1, 2020
Like..when you can't remember if you locked your front door..— . (@HappyHerdwick) December 1, 2020
Joel Matip is the gift that keeps on giving 😅 https://t.co/TZhGJjLfyt— LFC Transfer Room (@LFCTransferRoom) December 1, 2020