WWE Legend Mick Foley Accepts Billy Sharp’s Invitation To Attend Sheffield United Match

WWE Legend Mick Foley Accepts Billy Sharp's Invitation To Attend Sheffield United Match

WWE legend Mick Foley will be making an appearance at Sheffield United’s match against Brentford after he accepted an invitation from Billy Sharp.

That’s right, it’s actually happening.

For those who are unaware, it’s time for a bit of context: during Sheffield’s 2-2 draw with Norwich City last month, Sharp scored twice and decided to pay homage to the former WWE wrestler.

The 33-year-old striker pulled out a sock puppet reminiscent to Foley’s iconic ‘Mr Socko’ and applied the WWE Hall of Famer’s finisher, the Mandible Claw, on teammate George Baldock.

Foley, who was best known for his on-screen personas of Cactus Jack, Dude Love and Mankind (AKA the ‘Three Faces of Foley’), confirmed on Twitter that he had accepted Sharp’s invitation.

The former WCW and ECW superstar will be at the Blades’ clash at Brammall Lane on 12th March.

“Exciting news, I am taking up Billy
Sharp on his offer to be his guest at the Sheffield United game on 12th March and on the next day I have a show of my own hosted by Flash Morgan Webster
right there at the Stadium!” he told the
club’s website.

Sheffield United also confirmed that ‘An
Audience with Mick Foley’ would take place on 13th March at Bramall Lane in the
Platinum Suite.

Last year marked a special 20th anniversary for Foley, mainly for how The Undertaker threw him off the Hell in a Cell structure at the King of the Ring pay-per-view in 1998.

Have a nice day in Sheffield, Mick. Bang, bang!

Will Foley bring Mr Socko to the Sheffield match?

Let us know in the comments.

Featured Image Credit: PA/WWE

Adnan Riaz

Adnan Riaz is a journalist for SPORTbible. He studied for a B.A. in History at the University of York and followed it up with an M.A. in Multimedia Journalism at MMU. Before he started writing about sports, he spent over four years in the gaming press. He has worked for several publications, including Hardcore Gamer, LADbible and the Manchester Evening News. Follow him on Twitter to find out what he is working on next. Got a story tip for Adnan? Email him: [email protected]


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