Joey Barton: Emo Footballer

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Written By Chris Azzopardi

Yesterday, Manchester United traveled to QPR and took a 1-0 lead just a minute in, courtesy of Wayne Rooney’s hairplugs. They scored their second and final goal in the 56th minute, off a long solo run by Michael Carrick, who had intercepted a stray pass by KCKRS favorite Joseph Anthony Barton. Who’s didn’t take it very well.

In fact, Joey was pretty depressed about the whole thing.

We’d bet good money he listened to The Smiths, too. Probably “Heaven Knows I’m Miserable Now.” (In my life/Why do I give valuable time/To people who don’t care if I live or die?)

Here’s Barton’s mistake, and the pretty fantastic goal scored by Michael Carrick to capitalize on it:

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