Last night, the Russian soccer team lost the game, so they wont be competing in UEFA Euro Championship 2016. After their poor performance, players were criticized by the head of Russia’s soccer federation. Many soccer fans were simply outraged as well. Now, the Russian soccer team players are dubbed as “wooden people” (деревянные человечки) on the Internet, due to the lack of talent. Social media promptly responded with a series of memes.
Russian soccer coach reaction to the game.
Russian soccer team playing forward
Since the game took place in Toulouse, France, Russian newspaper came up with a creative title: “Touloosers”.