June 02, 2011
The picture of the FIFA presidential ballot with just Sepp Blatter's name on it for Wednesday's sham of an election was so ridiculous looking that you'd swear it was photoshopped. Unfortunately, it wasn't. Still, a piece of paper featuring Sepp's name and a lot of empty space is begging for shenanigans to be unleashed upon it and I think you people are the clever bunch to do it. So consider this a call for submissions.
Plus, what the options really should have been:
That should get your creative and vengeful juices flowing, so send your own variations to dirtytackle[at]gmail.com or @DirtyTackle on Twitter. And I'll add the best to this post. Here's the original once more for anyone who wants to play along:
UPDATE: "Sepp is actually a sweetheart, he just wants to know if we'll go on a date with him," says @TheBenCook.
@ArsenalAU puts Sepp on the menu.
Daniel Snider makes the choices perfectly clear to FIFA voters:
And so does Johnny Appleseed:
@amir_n9 clearly watches too much "How I Met Your Mother."
@Daryl_photoshop comes in with the ballot Sepp wishes he had.
Matthew Gore reveals how FIFA made it super easy for voters.
Sean gets historical with it.
Dario gives it that personal touch.