Sunderland currently sit bottom of the Premier League table, having won just once in their first 11 games.
Luckily it’s not all bad news for the Black Cats though, as their players may not be showing Premier League form on the pitch, but they sure are show casing their Mannequin Challenge credentials off of it.
Yes, they may have lost eight games already this season, making them many every pundit’s favourites for relegation but Jermaine Defoe, Victor Anichebe, Adnan Januzaj and co. are the Mannequin Challenge kings.
A video showing the full Sunderland squad frozen in several different poses during training was uploaded by the club’s official YouTube channel this morning:
Sunderland aren’t the first major sports team to try out the new social media craze, with Bundesliga giants Borussia Dortmund hitting the headlines yesterday for the same stunt.
However, with Sunderland already in a desperate state in early November, some fans may be questioning why the players aren’t working on improving results on the pitch instead…