Alan Shearer's FA Cup "Burger" Joke Went Down About As Well As Can Be Expected On Twitter

Which is to say, not very well at all

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Alan Shearer has taken a bit of a beating on Twitter after he joked about the weight and career of Sutton United's FA Cup legend and plus-sized pin-up Wayne Shaw, who actually shared a pitch with the MOTD pundit back in the day.

Now 46, the curvaceous Shaw was once a slightly less portly 15-year-old; plying his trade in Southampton's youth team with the Premier League legend (and subsequent hometown club relegater and punditry bore), but while Shearer went on to become the league's all time top scorer, Shaw, well... we'll let Shearer take it from here.

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While you might be thinking that this was just a bit of a throwaway laugh aimed at the rolly-polly keeper, the good people of Twitter didn't see it that way.

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Not that Shearer has any regrets, of course.

And while Shaw may not have seen the pitch during his team's valiant 2-0 loss against Arsenal last night, at least he can console himself with the knowledge that he is more popular with the perennially calamitous Claudio Bravo.