Barcelona manager Xavi was brutally trolled for forgetting the name of Bruno Fernandes after losing to Manchester United.
The Red Devils knocked Barcelona out of the Europa League in a 2–1 comeback to take another step into the Grand Slam.
Robert Lewandowski scored an early penalty for Fernandes to silence Old Trafford and give Barcelona the lead at the turn.
But when Antony came in for Wout Wegorst, the effect was immediate.
But when Antony came in to replace Wout Wegort, the effect was remarkable.
Manager Eric Tenhag was hailed for his tactical virtuosity, even giving a fist pump to the club’s most successful manager in history, Sir Alex Ferguson.
But after United’s victory was over and all eyes were on Friday’s Europa League round-of-16 draw, fans took to Twitter to rub salt on Xavi’s wounds.
The Barcelona legend made headlines when he forgot Fernandes’ name ahead of his visit to United, calling him ‘Portuguese’ instead.
He said of Tenhag’s influence, “He brings out all the talent in his players. You can see it in Jadon) Sancho, (Marcus) Rashford, the Portuguese and Fred.” .
Another tweeted: “Hello Xavi his name is Bruno Fernandes you can call him grand. He is my captain. Pay tribute to his name.
He also wrote, “Believe me, Xavi will never forget the name of Bruno Fernandes again.”
Another fan commented, “Don’t forget the name Xavi, it’s Bruno Fernandes.”
Fernandez has been in great form this season and has taken over Harry Maguire’s captaincy as he is regularly on the bench.
The attacking midfielder has made 37 appearances for Manchester United this season, scoring seven goals and providing 10 assists.
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