Former Gold Coast and Carlton participant Daniel Gorringe was left red-faced after an outlandish pre-match guess backfired in epic style.
Gold Coast pulled off a severe upset towards Carlton on Saturday afternoon, stunning many AFL followers together with a former participant who was compelled to eat his phrases.
The Suns rebounded from a 98-point thrashing by the hands of Melbourne final weekend, delivering a spirited efficiency to defeat the Blues by 19 factors at Marvel Stadium.
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They had been powered by one other best-on-ground efficiency by gun midfielder Touk Miller, who had 35 disposals and kicked two targets to press his case for All Australian choice.
However not everybody was happy with the outcome, notably former AFL participant Daniel Gorringe, who declared pre-game he would get a tattoo of Gold Coast coach Stuart Dew’s face someplace on his physique if the Suns received.
“If the Suns beat Carlton right now I’ll get Stuart Dew’s face tattooed on me,” Gorringe daringly tweeted.
In hilarious scenes, Gorringe stay tweeted the sport, together with his temper noticeably turning into more and more tense because the match went on and the Suns closed in on a well-known win.
Carlton led till halfway by means of the third quarter, when the Suns surged and kicked forward to say a 11.10 (76) to eight.9 (57) victory.
Whereas disenchanted his guess spectacularly backfired, Gorringe mentioned he’ll observe by means of on his phrase and get the tattoo of Dew’s face.
“I’m in shock, didn’t see this coming. I’m a person of my phrase,” he tweeted.
“One Stuart Dew face developing tattooed on my physique after we are out of lockdown. Lesson learnt right now.
“Stuart Dew tattoos are literally in proper now. Going to start out a development”
After the match had ended and Gorringe was resigned to his destiny, his followers helpfully advised components of the physique the place he ought to get the tattoo and requested if he had booked in an appointment with a tattoo artist but.
Many supplied tongue-in-cheek concepts of the place Dew’s face might be inked on Gorringe, together with on his bottom or fully masking his face.
Gorringe performed 26 video games throughout his AFL profession, together with 22 matches for Gold Coast and 4 with Carlton, giving him a vested curiosity within the recreation between each his former golf equipment.
Since retiring from AFL soccer on the finish of the 2017 season, the 29-year-old has appeared on the truth tv present Huge Brother and co-hosts the favored Checklist Cloggers podcast with former Blues teammate Dylan Buckley.
The shock outcome noticed Gold Coast declare its seventh win of the season and Carlton’s faint finals hopes formally dashed.