Faded Footballers is a pretty self explanatory twitter account. It tweets images and snippets of footballers who careers supposedly faded badly after promising starts. While this may seem harmless enough, every so often they stray into cruel territory. An example:
His shot power was once '99' on Pro Evolution, but Adriano's stamina would be about '5' now, by the looks of it. pic.twitter.com/bCZxhk6aXc
— Faded Footballers (@FadedFootballer) January 15, 2014
Mido is a name you're probably familiar with. The former Spurs and Egypt striker retired at the age of thirty so Faded Footballers felt he was a legit target. They can't have banked on the reply. Those sensitive to language and insults might want to look away:
Mido has since deleted the tweet.