WWE Superstars Show Their Support to English Premier League Soccer Clubs

Published 02/17/2021, 10:15 AM EST


The 20/21 season of the English Premier League is entering its ultimate stages, and the title race is heating up. WWE superstars have their own allegiances to the Premier League teams, as they took to Twitter to back their favourite clubs.

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Which Premier League Teams are superstars supporting?

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Manchester City is leading the Premier League table with a seven-point advantage over the second placed Manchester United. Leicester City and Chelsea round off the top four with 46 and 42 points, respectively. Reigning champions Liverpool are at a shocking sixth-place after a run of poor performances.

SmackDown’s Cesaro is backing Pep Guardiola and league leaders Manchester City. His fellow SmackDown colleague Baron Corbin is in the red corner of Manchester, associating himself with Manchester United’s King, Eric Cantona.

WWE’s Monster Among Men is backing the perpetual underdogs, Leicester City. He even considered replacing Wesley Fofana as the club’s second choice centre-back. Apollo Crews backs the fourth placed Chelsea, who has regained their form after replacing Frank Lampard with Thomas Tuchel as head coach.

Sheamus, and his favourite club Liverpool, have daunting challenges ahead of them. The Celtic Warrior enters the WWE Championship Elimination Chamber with five former World Champions. Liverpool has to fight from sixth place against five former Premier League champions to become back-to-back champions.

Kofi Kingston backs fifth placed West Ham United and has drawn the attention of the club’s new signing Jesse Lingard.

WWE Champion Drew McIntyre remained quiet about the English Premier League, as his favourite team belongs to the Scottish Premier League. McIntyre is a boyhood fan of the Scottish giants Rangers.

Which teams do the rest of the WWE stars support?

Some surprising soccer fans and supporters of Premier League clubs are Gran Metalik, Matt Riddle, Jeff Hardy and Dolph Ziggler.

Metalik supports London-based club Tottenham Hotspur. With legendary manager Jose Mourinho at the helm, Spurs can achieve greatness this season. Riddle supports Spurs’ biggest rivals, fellow North London club Arsenal.

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Former Intercontinental Champion Jeff Hardy supports Everton, who is enjoying a run of fine form with their Columbian talisman James Rodriguez. Finally, Dolph Ziggler is a fan of Aston Villa, however that is mostly because of Jack Grealish’s hairstyle.

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Nathan Fulgado is a WWE and AEW author at EssentiallySports. Having published close to 1000 professional wrestling articles, Nathan is currently pursuing his Journalism degree from Xavier's College. He has previously worked at Free Press Journal as a local journalist.

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