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Win your Premier League club’s jersey

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The Premier League season has kicked off with a bang and after 8 rounds not many points are separating the teams fighting for the top spot.

 

To help cheer your team on, we’re giving you the chance to win a 2016/17 season home jersey! To enter is simple.

 

Caption this photo in 25 words or less by posting a comment below.

 

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Once the competition closes, we’ll judge all entries and the one that we deem the most creative will win their choice of team jersey.


To learn more about catching all the Premier League action with Optus Sport you can check it out here.


The competition will run from 21st October 2016 until 11:59pm the 6th November 2016 and you must be an Optus customer to enter. Terms and conditions apply and can be viewed in full here.

 

251 Comments
Occasional Visitor
Occasional Visitor

Hey Wayne,

 

Looks like you've dropped your balls....

Contributor
Contributor

England develop Rooney for new role - ball boy - but he struggles on debut.

New Member
New Member

Rooney has dropped the ball on the field which has lead him into his new job as ball boy. Which isn't doing too well. 

Member
Member

Crap, I need to make sure all the balls are returned, otherwise Mourinho will dock my pay, plus keep me on the bench.

New Member
New Member

Confused by the speculation, Rooney empties the Manchester United ball bag and readies himself to climb inside it, desperate to prove he’s “still a perfect fit for the team”

Contributor
Contributor

Pick the odd one out he says. I'm a footballer, not a thinker!

Contributor
Contributor

I'm only doing this so Jose keeps picking me in the team.

Occasional Contributor
Occasional Contributor

Can't believe theyre paying me £260,000 a week to pick up their balls....

Frequent Visitor
Frequent Visitor

When Mourinho said 'bag a couple' I thought he meant goals not balls.

Occasional Visitor
Occasional Visitor

The special captain with more than 2 balls

Visitor
Visitor

Hey José, just finished collecting all the balls from the stand from Zlatan's and Pogba's shots, can I be on the starting 11 now?

New Contributor
New Contributor

All these balls and I can only kick one of them in the goal this season!

Occasional Visitor
Occasional Visitor

Release the hounds.. Excelllent!... Bombs away.

Visitor
Visitor

I can't believe these balls have had more playing time than I have...

Occasional Visitor
Occasional Visitor

Rooney picking up his balls 

Occasional Visitor
Occasional Visitor

Whoops Rooney gets caught fondling with his ballsack 

Occasional Contributor
Occasional Contributor

"Now I could only put one ball in the net as easily as I can get these out"

Occasional Contributor
Occasional Contributor

"Now if I could only put one ball in the net as easily as I can get these out"

Super Contributor
Super Contributor

Oh dear my balls have just dropped.

New Member
New Member

Looks like times up Wayne...





New Member
New Member

"The not-so-special one"

New Member
New Member

Ball...ball...ball. "Jose, I still can't find my form!"

Occasional Visitor
Occasional Visitor

Now whenever  I lose possesion I can just get another one.

Super Contributor
Super Contributor

I'm just trying to net a hat trick.

New Member
New Member

"I might as well start from now.."

New Member
New Member

Our Ballboys only get paid with pies and drinks

looks like Rooney loves his pies

New Member
New Member

12 years I've been carrying this team... now I just carry their balls 

New Member
New Member

Last time i dropped my balls, i hit puberty.

Occasional Visitor
Occasional Visitor

"The Gaffa said I wouldn't get any more balls in the net! Who's the Special One now?!" *childish scouse laugh*

New Contributor
New Contributor

"If only I could get the one out of my jersey, I might get a game!"

Visitor
Visitor

The more balls I have, the greater the chance that one may sneak in.  Besides, I got them from LFC and they score goals there.

Occasional Visitor
Occasional Visitor

Ball boys are now pushing for first team action as Man U struggle.

New Member
New Member

Wayne Shrekarooney cleaning up his swamp after the balls kept on getting kicked into his swamp

New Member
New Member

Worlds most expensive equipment manager. 

Occasional Visitor
Occasional Visitor

When you show up early for the kickabout to set up the balls for the lads

New Member
New Member

From England captain to ballboy- Wayne Rooney has really dropped the ball

New Member
New Member

I'm the B-B-B-B-Ball boy derrr, I have a bag of balls derrr 

New Member
New Member

 © Optus Sports. 24.10.2016, Rooney collects the balls from the back of the net at the Bridge.

New Member
New Member

Wayne Rooney is getting prepared for all the action....... On the bench.

New Contributor
New Contributor

Ballboys can wear their idols jerseys now apparently.

Occasional Visitor
Occasional Visitor

I remember when £260,000 per week used to buy you a quality player, now it buys you a 31 year old ball boy. 

Occasional Visitor
Occasional Visitor

I was told the amount of balls in this bag is the position where Manchester United will finish in the table this season.

Occasional Visitor
Occasional Visitor

Man U is red,

Juan - nil, they're back,

Meanwhile Rooneys practicing on getting the sack.

 

Occasional Visitor
Occasional Visitor

Mourinho: "When you're done with that, go grab us some freshly cut orange slices and I might take you off the bench!" 

New Member
New Member

The crowd watches on in anticipation as a brave Wayne Rooney releases wild footballs into their new Premier League home - Optus Sports!

New Contributor
New Contributor

I knew Mourinho coming to United would be a balls up.

New Member
New Member

At least these balls go into the net easier....

Occasional Visitor
Occasional Visitor

"Oh 'ball-ocks' Mourinho has put me on the bench.... again!"

Occasional Visitor
Occasional Visitor

Most touches Wazzas had all season.

Occasional Visitor
Occasional Visitor

Boss, can I at least be ball boy?

New Member
New Member

"if i take all of these home, I can say I went home with the match ball!"

Occasional Visitor
Occasional Visitor

"For Sale - Ballbags x2"

New Member
New Member

"I wish ball control was this easy during a match"

Occasional Visitor
Occasional Visitor

Sorry coach! I just can't get the balls in the net anymore! 

New Member
New Member

Wayne Rooney C.V


Special skills
- Ball handling

- Bench warming
- Sad expression

Occasional Visitor
Occasional Visitor

Rooney, having been dropped by the boss, auditions for the remake of Castaway

New Member
New Member

Last time Rooney had his sack upside down, Manchester United won 2-1 vs city 😉 Bicycle Kick of Dreams

Occasional Visitor
Occasional Visitor

Here we have the result of years of hard work and development... and collecting them is some guy called Wayne 😂

New Member
New Member

Nothing wrong with a little Sunday League practice for next season.

New Member
New Member

Poor Rooney 😩His been  dropped to the bench by Jose Mourinho just like his dropping the balls. 

New Member
New Member

They said i didnt have the balls to be a captain. Ill show them.....

Occasional Visitor
Occasional Visitor

With this many balls , I'm certainly going to be on the ball today.

Occasional Visitor
Occasional Visitor

Sources have confirmed that Rooney hopes to be promoted to setting up the cones or handing out bibs, if he can find some form.

New Member
New Member

Wayne Rooney tells the referee he's brought his own balls for the match after a heart to heart with his friend Tom Brady. 

New Member
New Member

Now that I've been dropped this is as close to a ball as I'll see all season. 

Occasional Visitor
Occasional Visitor

The ball is in your court now José... just hope you don't get the sack

Visitor
Visitor

The boss recommended that I should autograph the soccer balls I use in training. That way, when I inevitably shank a kick, a lucky fan will be able to take the ball home.

 

I told him that would not be business savvy. If I left the balls unmarked, the fans can at least fetch a better price on eBay by selling it as 'Like New' rather than 'Cosmetically Damaged'.

Visitor
Visitor

The worlds most expensive ball boy

Visitor
Visitor

Yay!!  I actually get to spend some time on the pitch today..

New Contributor
New Contributor

"So I'm getting my balls out, does anyone want to play with my balls??"

New Member
New Member

"Wayne, the games about to start mate, what are you doing?" "Stuff yas, if i cant play, you cant either!" "Jose, Waynes lost it"

New Member
New Member

Rooney needs to pick up his form and push the young players to play harder and better #GGMU❤️❤️

New Contributor
New Contributor

Well at least I won't be called Shrek from now on. Captain Ballbag , reporting for duty. 

New Member
New Member

At least I'm off the bench.

Occasional Contributor
Occasional Contributor

He wants me to be the new ball boy? No way Jose.

Occasional Visitor
Occasional Visitor

Life. it's a full circle once an Everton ball boy now a Man U ball man

New Member
New Member

"Jose when I told you I wanted to put balls in the back of the net for you this is not really what I had in mind"

Occasional Visitor
Occasional Visitor

if I play with all the ball at the same time may my boss will choose me for playing11

New Member
New Member

Rooney contemplates whether selling his skills for his hairline was worth it or not

Visitor
Visitor

"When you dont care about the job but need money for KFC"..

Visitor
Visitor

"When the ball boy's a FKW"..

Visitor
Visitor

"When the big kids invite you for a kick about becuase you say youre Wayne Rooney from Utd but really you Wayne Rooney from the Fish and Chip shop"..

New Contributor
New Contributor

"Finally I know this is the most suitable position for me in the team - ball boy ."

Occasional Visitor
Occasional Visitor

"The best paid ball boy on the planet"

New Member
New Member

Who'd have thought that being sacked actually involved a sack?

Visitor
Visitor

I may be the official Ball boy, net hanger and flag placer but, at least I'm not Schweinsteiger.

Visitor
Visitor

Maybe I can score with one of these? Maybe?

New Contributor
New Contributor

Maybe if I TAKE all their balls then NOBODY gets to play!

Occasional Visitor
Occasional Visitor

"One, two, three, four. That's all I need. Four more goals and I'll be the greatest goal scorer Manchester United has ever known."

Occasional Visitor
Occasional Visitor

Jose Mourinho: "Wayne! For every ball you get into the bag I'll give you a minute of game time!"

New Member
New Member

Wayne rooney starts training before rest of team to be messi so maurinho can have a striker to be proud of.

New Member
New Member

If only getting back into the first team was as easy as getting my hair back, guess I'll settle for ball boy..

New Member
New Member

Here we can see Wayne Rooney dropping balls like Morinho dropped him from the starting lineup

Occasional Visitor
Occasional Visitor

Look boss, I am getting a hang of this... 

New Contributor
New Contributor

OMG, everybody is watching me sagging ball bag and knows I don't have the balls for this bloody game anymore...

Visitor
Visitor
I'm sick of sitting on the bench. I'm taking my balls and going home.
Occasional Visitor
Occasional Visitor

*Wayne pondering whether another hair replacement will lift his form*

New Member
New Member

If Daddy Alex was still here, I would be on top of the game.

New Contributor
New Contributor

 This New Multiball Penality kick is unbelievably preposterous and absurd

New Contributor
New Contributor

Tootles Rooney found his marbles. . .