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Mount Dunphy murdered his microphone with a spectacular hot take eruption last night

Cristiano Ronaldo was the target.


THIS MIGHT NOT be a widely held opinion among Irish football fans but it is an indisputable fact nonetheless: Eamon Dunphy has never been Eamon Dunphier than he has in the last few weeks.

To recap his recent comments:

Diego Simeone – ‘Looks like a Mexican pimp’

Yaya Toure – ‘An OBVIOUS waster… wants to leave because of a birthday cake’

Samir Nasri – ‘He’s a pup’

Martin O’Neill – ‘Someone’s getting a million quid a year to manage Ireland, blathering on as if they’re in a bar’

So he has had a memorable couple of weeks and he was in peak form last night, taking on Richie Sadlier over the supposed weakness of La Liga, which led to this classic exchange.

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He also tore into the Real Madrid team but saved his best for Ronaldo. Dunphy constantly criticised the Portugeuse striker during his Man United days but quietened down in the last few years.

And like a hot take volcano that had been dormant for too long, Dunphy spewed his criticism so dramatically that he knocked his microphone onto the desk.

Source: RDinHD/YouTube

But ever the savvy broadcasting veteran, Dunphy improvises and finishes his takedown by converting his microphone to a handheld device.

That was funny… but still not as great as his take on Yaya Toure from 2012.

H/T to Balls.ie for the video.

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