SportsErling Haaland's sarcastic apology for the spelling gaffe sends the internet into a frenzy

Erling Haaland's sarcastic apology for the spelling gaffe sends the internet into a frenzy

Erling Haaland had a skirmish on Instagram.
Erling Haaland had a skirmish on Instagram.
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10:03 AM EST, January 27, 2024

On his Instagram stories, Erling Haaland posted a birthday wish for the "best physiotherapist in the world", sharing a picture of the Manchester City staff member.

Most of Erling Haaland's followers likely viewed the story, appreciated his gesture, and moved on with their Instagram browsing. However, there were some individuals who were significantly irked by the misspelled word in the footballer's story. Instead of writing "physio", he wrote "fysio".

Appalled internet users felt the need to point out Erling Haaland’s mistake. They were so "considerate" that they overwhelmed him with notifications. He opted to apologize, but not without a dash of sarcasm.

"Oh, we live in a perfect world where everyone is perfect. I meant 'physio'," he posted in another story, alongside a selfie.

Traditional media further magnified Erling Haaland's typo by circulating his witty retort to users’ corrections. On a positive note, thousands of Manchester City fans were made aware of the physiotherapist's birthday.

Now into his second season with the Manchester team, Erling Haaland is their key striker. He signed onto their roster from Borussia Dortmund, and rapidly became a dynamic presence in England. The Norwegian player has proven himself as the most impactful player in the Premier League and the Champions League, helping the Citizens to triumph in both competitions. This led to his nomination as a candidate for the world's best player.

Erling Haaland in Instagram stories
Erling Haaland in Instagram stories© Instagram | Erling Haaland
Erling Haaland in Instagram stories
Erling Haaland in Instagram stories© Instagram | Erling Haaland
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