We’ll chalk this one up to a miscommunication because, technically, the Premier League’s Manchester City did nothing wrong. The soccer club simply wanted to give the opportunity to its fans to ask star midfielder Jesus Navas anything they wanted via Twitter.
— Manchester City FC (@MCFC) July 28, 2014
But let’s be real. That hashtag, #AskJesus, was made to misinterpret. While several fans chimed in with real questions for Navas, many more took the opportunity to direct their inquiries to Jesus of Nazareth instead. Some creatively combined both.
#AskJesus The UK drinks 5 million bottle of wine a day. Do you ever think that you should have stuck with wine/water gig?
— Johnfromsoho (@johnfromsoho) July 28, 2014
Aren’t you a bit old to still be living with your dad? #AskJesus
— Dan Crowter (@ravingleftie) July 28, 2014
— Deepu Thomas (@DeepuThomas666) July 28, 2014
#AskJesus Do you feel a little awkward as a winger whose job it is to supply crosses?
— Jack Allen (@jack_j_allen) July 28, 2014
Shortly after Manchester City posted the hashtag, it quickly trended to No. 1 in Great Britain, according to Trendoa.com, which measures social media topics by keeping track of how many tweets per minute use a certain hashtag.
The best question of the thousands that streamed in, however, might have been this one: