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Notorious fairweather fan Snoop Dogg throws his support behind Norwich

Canaries’ fans shouldn’t get too overjoyed though as the rapper has a couple of ‘favourite’ teams.

NORWICH TAKE ON Middlesbrough in this season’s Championship play-off final on Monday night and one famous face has jumped on the Canaries’ bandwagon.

Snoop Dogg is in Norfolk and performed at Radio 1′s Big Weekend at Earlham Park earlier today while wearing a distinctive fashion accessory: a Norwich jersey.

Now, it wasn’t as if the rapper is a lifelong fan of the club. He was merely presented with the shirt by BBC radio in advance of his gig. But, going by the series of photos he subsequently posted across social media, he was pretty excited by it.

Dogg Source: snoopdogg via Instagram

Dogg2 Source: snoopdogg via Instagram

But, it’s inevitable that Snoop will switch allegiance soon. After all, he has been photographed wearing countless jerseys, including Barcelona’s last year. He’s also been spotted rocking the official shirts of various Premier League teams including Arsenal, Manchester United and Liverpool.

But he has been a self-declared football fan for a while, telling ESPN in 2012 that on a European tour a decade previously, his prized copy of iconic computer game ‘Madden’ got scratched and he ended up playing FIFA instead, quickly growing obsessed with the sport.

Still, he can’t hit a decent penalty though.

Source: ESPN/YouTube

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