Who doesn’t like a good old fashioned villain to passionately hate and shout abuse at from the safety of the living-room armchair?
Just ask the inhabitants of New Zealand. According to a recent national survey, the third most popular hobby in the country today is developing a strong and active disliking of Quade Cooper. That’s a whole lot of dislike for someone who isn’t exactly on the genocidal activity or baby killing end of the evil-doer spectrum.
With any implications of genocide aside, the Kiwis will be happy to hear that Quade made Fox Sports Australia’s Top 5 Villains of All Time list. Kudos to the Aussies for putting one of their ‘own’ in there.
What may not come as a surprise is the fact that 3 Springboks made the grade….oh wait, sorry….I mean 2 Springboks and 1 drunk spectator wearing the green and gold jersey and taking the law into his own hands.
See for yourself…
Top 5 Villains of All Time
The outspoken Aussie fly-half is in the dog house once again with the Australian Rugby Union.
This time it’s for a series of stroppy teenager-like tweets voicing his disapproval of the Wallaby management, with his accusations ranging from the existential to the just plain ludicrous.
In one he claims that he is being ‘destroyed’ as a player and a person. In another he says he is not being allowed to play the type of rugby HE wants to play….Butt-naked rugby? Underwater rugby? Quality rugby?!….who knows!
Another tweet just gets downright weird with what appears to be a reference to the classic Alice Cooper track Poison:
I want to love you but I better not touch (#don’t touch?)
I want to hold you, but my senses tell me to stop
I want to kiss you but I want it too much (#too much?)
I want to taste you but your lips are venomous poison
We can only assume these angst-ridden words are directed at his off-the-field bromance with Sonny-Bill Williams, with whom he has threatened to elope to rugby league at the end of the season unless he is provided with the following:
- his own changing-room with wall-to-wall mirrors
- personalised number plates reading ‘QC69 4EVA’
- a pet anaconda
Quade and Sonny-Bill in better times…Sonny never quite got the basic principles of rock,scissors, paper.