A Bengali newspaper, apparently confused by Antoine Griezmann’s tweet, came to believe that a picture of Dustin and Lucas from the popular Netflix series Stranger Things actually showed footballers Samuel Umtiti and Griezmann in their childhood.
Twitter user Devarsighosh had pointed it out.
A Bengali newspaper used photos of Dustin and Lucas from Stranger Things as pictures of footballers Samuel Umtiti and Antoine Griezmann being friends since childhood. ? pic.twitter.com/dSJriXUse7
— Societybot (@devarsighosh) July 18, 2019
In a snapshot of Griezmann’s tweet, the Bengali paper said, “Samuel Umtiti and Antoine Griezmann, the childhood friendship of the two footballers is still intact”.
Griezmann has recently signed for Barcelona, where Umtiti has already been playing from Athletico Madrid. Both of them also play together in the French National team and were part of the squad that won the FIFA World Cup in 2018.
The French forward shared a picture on Twitter comparing him and his teammate with Dustin and Lucas in jest after signing for the Catalan giants.
— Antoine Griezmann (@AntoGriezmann) July 16, 2019
The defender reciprocated Griezmann’s tweet with a joke of his own.
— Samuel Umtiti (@samumtiti) July 16, 2019
However, it appears the Bengali newspaper took their Twitter conversation seriously and thought the picture of Dustin and Lucas depicted them in their childhood. Dustin and Lucas are two of the protagonists in the Netflix show Stranger Things. Season 3 of Stranger Things premiered on the 4th of July and has received rave reviews.