Joan Jordan Goes Viral for Battling to Read Manager’s Instructions

Joan Jordan Goes Viral for Battling to Read Manager’s Instructions

  • Joan Jordan struggled to read his manager's instructions running around the field with paper in hand
  • Barcelona beat Sevilla 3-0 in their latest La Liga fixture, a win that takes them eight points clear of Real Madrid
  • Jordan went viral on Twitter as fans speculated what was on the paper that he couldn't understand

A change of tactics during a football game can really turn the tide for a team.

But what happens when players don’t understand the manager’s instructions?

That’s unfortunately what happened to Sevilla’s Joan Jordan during his side’s clash against Barcelona.

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Joan Jordan has gone viral overnight after the Sevilla player was seen struggling to understand his manager's instructions written on a piece of paper. Image: Juan Manuel Serrano Arce/ @ManuHeredia21
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What happened to Jordan?

The Blaugrana went on to win the match 3-0, BBC reported. However, the talking point of the game was Jordan’s inability to understand the manager’s instructions.

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With Barcelona 1-0 up just after the hour mark, coach Jorge Sampaoli handed a piece of paper to Jordan with instructions for how the team needed to be set up for the remaining 30 minutes.

What was on that paper?

Jordan spent the next few minutes visibly confused as he tried to understand what was written on the paper and still trying to focus on the game.

Even the commentators made plans to get the sheet of paper after the game as they were curious about just how confusing the instructions could be.

Fans share their hilarious thoughts

Fans also picked up on Jordan’s struggles with the paper and the player has since gone viral for his moment.


"Joan Jordan been running around with a piece of paper all over the pitch."


"Joan Jordán is still reading the note Jorge Sampaoli has given him five minutes ago. What is on that paper, War and Peace?"


"Joan Jordan running around with a huge paper sheet in his hand like an NPC from a MMORPG."


"Joan Jordan gotta be reading an essay."

Xavi confident after Sevilla win

Xavi Hernandez believes that his Barcelona can win every title they are still competing for this season.

The Blaugrana coach made the comments after his side beat Sevilla 3-0 to open up an eight-point gap over Real Madrid at the top of the La Liga standings.

Barcelona is still in the running for the Copa del Rey and Europa League titles, Sports Brief earlier reported.

Source: Sports Brief News