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'Everyone's hair is still holding up well': Girlfriend's hilarious play-by-play account of England's World Cup victory for her boyfriend over WhatsApp goes viral

Daily Mail logo Daily Mail 21/06/2018 Emily Chan

a person with a football ball on a field: She also described an England free-kick, which she said was a 'huge missed opportunity' © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited She also described an England free-kick, which she said was a 'huge missed opportunity' A woman's hilarious play-by-play account of the England v Tunisia match for her boyfriend - including details of the players' hair - has gone viral on Twitter.

The devoted girlfriend, posting under the username lightningstarr, revealed how she gave her partner a running commentary of what was going on in the World Cup match over WhatsApp.

Sharing the conversation on Twitter, she explained how her boyfriend had asked her to text him updates from the game as he was on his way home, adding: 'You can't say it's not accurate'.

Her amusing commentary has delighted football and non-football fans alike, with many saying it was more entertaining than the actual commentary.

a close up of text on a white background: A devoted girlfriend's hilarious play-by-play account of the England v Tunisia match has gone viral on Twitter © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited A devoted girlfriend's hilarious play-by-play account of the England v Tunisia match has gone viral on Twitter a screenshot of a cell phone: Posting on Twitter, she explained how her boyfriend had asked her to text him updates as he made his way home © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Posting on Twitter, she explained how her boyfriend had asked her to text him updates as he made his way home

Her tweet has been shared more than 2,500 times, as fans rushed to praise her account of the match, in which England won 2-1 on Monday night.  

In the WhatsApp conversation, the girlfriend descried how an England player had just got a yellow card and looked 'sheepish'.

She continued: 'We're 34 minutes in and everyone's hair is still holding up well'.

The girlfriend then went on to relay a Tunisia goal, before describing in detail a free kick for England.

a person with a football ball on a field: She also described an England free-kick, which she said was a 'huge missed opportunity' © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited She also described an England free-kick, which she said was a 'huge missed opportunity'

She explained 'This time, an English man received a light tap and fell down violently,' she described, before commenting: 'There was a huge missed opportunity for England'.

The girlfriend then described how a 'Tunisian man is on the floo[r]', describing: 'Looks like he got hit in the hair'.

She then added: 'The referee is uninterested. The man with the injured hair is not pleased'.  

Other social media users rushed to comment on her hilarious commentary after the match.

a screenshot of a cell phone: Social media users were quick to react to her hilarious account of the match, describing it as 'more entertaining' than the actual match commentary © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Social media users were quick to react to her hilarious account of the match, describing it as 'more entertaining' than the actual match commentary

One wrote 'Well you're better than the BBC commentators', while another added: 'Oh this is far more entertaining than the actual commentary'.

Another Twitter user joked: 'At least the emergency hairdresser hasn't had to be called on yet.'

Meanwhile, one person drew a comparison with Twitter user Rachel Haird's commentary on the England v Wales game at Euro 2016.

She also gave a extremely detailed commentary on the match via WhatsApp, as her boyfriend had been stuck at work. 

a screenshot of a cell phone: One fan compared the commentary to Twitter user Rachel Haird's account on the England v Wales game at Euro 2016 (above) © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited One fan compared the commentary to Twitter user Rachel Haird's account on the England v Wales game at Euro 2016 (above)
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