Yes two days after Germany inflicted the biggest World Cup defeat in England’s history, dumping them out of the tournament in the process, Michael O’Leary conducted a press conference in London today in a German football shirt. It originated after German investors first bet O’Leary would not wear the shirt at a German investor briefing, and then bet him he would not wear it at a London press conference - which is a like a red rag to a bull. And good of the English football team to so obligingly help set up the joke by losing so convincingly.
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