It’s only three hours until kick off and the whole country is pumped about the fact we’re heading into a semi final of the European Championships against Denmark, so obviously all your ‘favourite’ brands were going to try and cash in on this by getting involved as well.
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Sadly for Tesco though, their attempt at a pun/humour has been widely ridiculed after they came up with the following embarrassingly cringeworthy effort:
For anyone who ever wondered about the origin of our name…#ItsComingHome pic.twitter.com/CWxuVurPgC
— Tesco (@Tesco) July 6, 2021
Oh dear. That really is painful isn’t it? Anyway, here’s a few of the more colourful insults flying around about it, including an effort from rival supermarket Iceland that isn’t much better but certainly a cut above the original Tesco effort. Sainsbury’s also jumped in but just completely rinsed them too which was pretty funny.
— Sainsbury’s (@sainsburys) July 6, 2021
For anyone who ever wondered about the origin of our name…#ItsComingHome pic.twitter.com/K7eF21vAUG
— Iceland Foods ❄️ (@IcelandFoods) July 7, 2021
hello fellow football fans pic.twitter.com/2Nkk6egQ8c
— Doncaster Council (@MyDoncaster) July 7, 2021
Ad agency– “yah, we’ll just put an extra e in it, no one will notice, it’ll look perfectly natural, and we can ride this football wave right to successville……trust me.”
— mark naylor (@blueballoon99) July 6, 2021
This is SO bad.
Seriously bad. Not even close to being meh.
— Kealan Symes (@kilogolfsierra) July 6, 2021
— Chris (@cbignell11) July 6, 2021
Not your Finest hour!!
— Caspar Salmon (@CasparSalmon) July 6, 2021
ITES sounds like a computer software company.
— Caerffili Vanilli🏴 (@Welshwhippet) July 6, 2021
who’s doing your advertising/socials and would you like to hire me to do them properly
— Will Belshah (@seocelot) July 6, 2021
Let’s hope that it really is coming home tonight and we’ve got more to remember from this tournament than these awful puns. Let’s go!
For more of the same, check out some of the best ‘It’s Coming Home’ memes from 2018. What a summer that was.