Everyone is Making Jokes About Sunderland’s American Midfielder Lynden Gooch

Everyone is Making Jokes About Sunderland’s American Midfielder Lynden Gooch

Sunderland named a fresh, young and inexperienced line-up for their trip to Manchester City this afternoon, with one name in particular standing out.

The Black Cats went into their first Premier League game of the new campaign under the guidance of new manager David Moyes for the first time, with the Scot looking to put his own stamp onto the team.

His starting XI included Donald Love, 21; Duncan Watmore, who is 22; and a young American midfielder named Lynden Gooch, who is 20.

Gooch was brought to the club from America and is thought to be one of the club’s more promising prospects, and he certainly put in a mature shift that belied his years at the Etihad today.

But, as you can probably imagine, the more immature onlookers couldn’t care less about his performance – and simply couldn’t get past his last name:

So immature, eh?

Although, to be fair, it’s hard not to crack a smile at some of those comments!

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