Alejandro Sabella, the Argentina coach, quickly gained Internet fame after he became so engrossed in a chance for his side during their World Cup quarter-final against Belgium that he almost fell over.
And after the Vine did the rounds, the next thing was the Photoshopping.
First we thought we'd marry two memes, with #ThingsTimHowardCouldSave still fresh in the memory:
Then another iconic player pose—Klaas-Jan Huntelaar's karate kick—was added in:
That theme of Sabella being knocked out got another take, this time in the boxing ring:
But not all memes involved Sabella suffering—some involved the coach dancing, in this case with Michael Jackson (Ale are you ok?):
*brb Just saw some Sabella memes & I have to change my underwear... 😂😂😂 pic.twitter.com/8QqDxaZlBx— Pedro Martins (@Pedge21) July 5, 2014
But limbo dancing fit the bill as well:
Sabella yo te vi bailando el limbo Jajajajajajajajajaja 😂😂😂 pic.twitter.com/W45ppji0a3— Lud♥ (@LudBieb) July 5, 2014
Thereafter the Sabella photoshop jobs got wackier still, from his starring role in The Matrix:
To the time he took on The Karate Kid:
To the time he was saved by Moe from The Simpsons:
And then there was a good, old-fashioned bungee jump:
After which he presumably went straight out to swim with the dolphins:
Hoy leeremos ' El pequeño Sabella que hacía hihihihi' pic.twitter.com/X5QmnImSbV— Bebé Eructitos (@MikaaYasmin) July 5, 2014
But perhaps the most random image of them all—here's Sabella as the first domino to fall:
¡¡No, no, Sabella, cuidadooo!! pic.twitter.com/mkp8ZdxH8z— Desmondo (@5thNovember1955) July 5, 2014
Thanks Twitter. Thanks for that.
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