Everton and England keeper Jordan Pickford, who is nearly a year removed from becoming a certified World Cup hero, returned to his home city of Sunderland, England over the weekend for a night out. Perhaps he was hoping to celebrate Everton’s 2-0 victory over West Ham with some of the local lads, but instead he got rudely shit-talked and then involved in a street brawl.
First Pickford had to deal with some guy making fun of his short arms:
Then he ended up tussling with some guys in the street, which may or may not be related to the heckling he received in the first video:
Pickford was born in Sunderland and came up through the Black Cats’ youth academy, so he was probably hoping for a slightly warmer welcome from the people he grew up with. Let it be known that the lads of Sunderland are fickle lads indeed.