ALEX IWOBI suffered the one costume cock-up no footballer expects.
The midfielder even had to leave the pitch to fix it before returning to help Everton snatch a late 2-2 draw at Chelsea.
Iwobi’s right boot ripped open down the side – a particularly spectacular sight as… err… the orange footwear ‘complemented’ his pink socks.
But the footwear faux-pas was far from sole-destroying for the Toffees.
Joao Felix and a Kai Havertz penalty twice put Chelsea in front but Abdoulaye Doucoure and Ellis Simms earned Everton a point.
And social media was laced with jibes as an image of Iwobi’s orange outrage attracted acid comments.
One fan posted: “The state of Alex Iwobi’s boot!”
Another said: “He’ll get a refund surely” and a third argued: “Shows you how poorly the boots are made these days.”
And this observer knew what all the fuss was about.
He wrote: “I know, right – who goes with orange shoes on top of pink socks?”
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Some fans suggested Iwobi was wearing the wrong size footwear.
And one reckons the issue could in fact be caused by the Nigerian being a bit of a superhero.
But that might not be the compliment it first sounds.
The supporter claimed: “He has a “Hulk foot”.