A member of Ghana’s parliament mocked Harry Maguire, comparing his country’s vice president to the Manchester United star.
Isaac Adongo is a member of parliament who supports the National Democratic Congress, an adversarial force.
The NDC said that the government’s New Patriotic Party had mismanaged the economy when the chamber started discussing the 2023 budget on Wednesday.
Adongo used Maguire to attack the NPP’s Mahamudu Bawumia, who serves as vice president and was previously the Deputy Governor of the Bank of Ghana.
Adongo emphasized that the defender has suffered a brutal loss of form for United.
“If you are a fan of football, and I was happy to see the jubilation when Ghana won, but there was a player in the United Kingdom, in England called Maguire who was playing for Manchester United,” Adongo told the Ghana parliament.
” Harry Maguire, he’s a defender. He was tackling everybody and throwing his body everywhere. He was seen as the best defender in the world, Manchester United were at the bottom.
“He became the biggest threat at the centre of the Manchester United defence, tackling Manchester players and giving assists to opponents. Mr Speaker, when you see the opponents go to score, Maguire will score for them.”
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Adongo then used Maguire’s decline in performance to compare him with Bawumia, whom he blamed of mismanaging the economy.
“Mr Speaker, you remember in this country we also have an economic Maguire. This economic Maguire, we’re clapping saying this man is the best in managing foreign terms,” Adongo said.
“The same economic Maguire was at Central University delivering lectures on how to restore the value of the Cedi. Mr Speaker why we gave this Maguire the opportunity to be at the centre of our defence, he became the rest of our own goals.
“Why he thought he was the best in capital opportunity, he moved us to 40.4. Why at that time he was the best at managing the recession at nine per cent, he moved it to 54 per cent. Mr Speaker the biggest issue is now is that when we pay the appearance fee for this Maguire.”
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