“FFS Nunez got on the Norwich bus” — Twitter HUMOROUSLY reacts as Norwich team sheet features another ‘Nunez’ ahead of FA Cup clash against Liverpool

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“FFS Nunez got on the Norwich bus” — Twitter HUMOROUSLY reacts as Norwich team sheet features another ‘Nunez’ ahead of FA Cup clash against Liverpool

Fans confused Darwin Nunez with Norwich midfielder Marcelino Nunez. (Image via GOAL)

Football fans humorously reacted to the Norwich City line-up featuring a player with the surname ‘Nunez’, joking that Liverpool’s Darwin Nunez had joined the Canaries. The other ‘Nunez’ fans were referring to is Chilean midfielder, Marcelino Nunez.

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Football fans were left confused after the Norwich team sheet included another South American player sharing a surname with Liverpool forward Darwin Nunez. The Norwich midfielder, Marcelino Nunez has become an integral part of the line-up since joining the club in 2022 from Chilean side Universidad Catolica.

‘Nunez’ has made a total of 49 appearances for the club and has also featured for the Chilean national side. Mistaken for Liverpool‘s No.9, fans humorously speculated that the Uruguayan might have boarded the Norwich bus instead of Liverpool’s. The 24-year-old Uruguayan played in Liverpool’s lineup against Norwich City in the fourth round of the FA Cup. Liverpool advanced to the fourth round by defeating Arsenal in the third round, while Norwich secured their spot by defeating Bristol Rovers.

Meanwhile, the match saw Liverpool with a convincing 5-2 win, featuring Darwin Nunez’s goal in the 28th minute. Additionally, youngsters Jarell Quansah, Conor Bradley, and James McConnell were allowed to start the match against Norwich.

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Netizens react to confusion between the names of Norwich midfielder Marcelino Nunez and Liverpool’s Darwin Nunez

Football fans and internet users reacted to the confusion that was created after a player having the surname ‘Nunez’ featured on the Norwich City line-up, with fans humorously linking him to Liverpool’s standout forward Darwin Nunez.

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Darwin Nunez scored in the 28th minute in a 5-3 win against Norwich. (Image via 90Min)

Fans shared their reactions on the social media platform ‘X’, generating a lot of humor. One fan playfully suggested that the forward might have missed the team bus and ended up on the wrong one. Others highlighted his performance with the club, joking that he should stay at Norwich and not return to the Reds.

Here are some of the fans’ reactions:

One fan amusingly referred to the situation as ‘just Nunez things,’ joking that he starts for other clubs instead of Liverpool.

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