Chelsea’s 3-3 draw against Everton had John Terry’s name written all over it.
A pulsating second half began with John Terry accidentally knocking the ball back into his own net. While Chelsea managed to crawl back into the game, Everton took the lead in the 90th minute following a brilliant goal by Ramiro Funes Mori. However, it was John Terry who had the last laugh as the defender equalised from an offside position in the 97th minute of the game.
Playing in his 700th appearance for the club, Terry couldn’t have expected to make a bigger impact. With his latest gaffe, the former England captain has now scored the most own goals in the Blues shirt.
Hence quite naturally, fans took to Twitter to either criticise English football’s favourite villain or to praise his undying commitment for the club.
John Terry goal timed at 97:53. Not sure if it should count as the equaliser or the first goal in the next home game against MUFC on 7 Feb
— Sam Wallace (@SamWallaceTel) January 16, 2016
3 – John Terry is the 3rd player to score for his own team & net an own goal in the same PL game in 2015-16 (after Giroud & Deeney). Drama. — OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) January 16, 2016
John Terry has now scored more own goals (4) than any other Chelsea player in Premier League history. pic.twitter.com/9HxHXChE0m
— Squawka Football (@Squawka) January 16, 2016
Goal of the season from Terry. If that was Messi, people would be claiming his Puskas award already.
— #CarefreeDaily (@CarefreeDaily) January 16, 2016
Martinez says 4th official & ref had agreed time was up over headsets before Terry goal. Says that missing offside was ‘major, major error’ — Sam Wallace (@SamWallaceTel) January 16, 2016
Some fans however, were having none of it.
Arsenal fans laughing for Terry celebrating an equaliser like no one remembers their knee slides and selfies for finishing 4th
— Shaun James (@SCJ93) January 16, 2016
“John Terry was offside” Don’t care. “How was 7 minutes added on” Don’t care. “You’re celebrating a draw” Don’t care. “14th” Dont. Care. — ᴍᴀʀᴄᴏ (@Azpilitekkers) January 16, 2016
John Terry was clearly onside pic.twitter.com/Os6QAPLJiu
— Uber Football Facts (@UberFootbalI) January 16, 2016
The referee played nearly 9 mins of added time. John Terry was offside by a mile. Absolute joke. — Arsenal News (@__arsenalnews_) January 16, 2016