Brighten Your Day By Watching Snooker Great Ronnie O’Sullivan And The Most Surreal Interview Of 2019

Brighten Your Day By Watching Snooker Great Ronnie O’Sullivan And The Most Surreal Interview Of 2019
07:16, 05 Mar 2019

Snooker legend Ronnie O’Sullivan marked reaching the Quarter-Finals of the Players Championship, and also accumulating a stonking 995 centuries, by conducting his post-match interview in Lancashire in an Australian accent, which we’ve kindly provided for you below.

Leaving the interviewer audibly baffled and chuckling, O’Sullivan talked about his 6-4 win over Barry Hawkins, which took place in Preston.

O’Sullivan, in an accent worthy of working for Paul Robinson at Lassiters, didn’t hold back whatsoever performing with relish;

‘Very tough mate mate, made me work hard for it but I was just so pleased to get through there in the end. Tough match, tough opponent.”

"Got to be in it to win it mate!"

 “Five to go, one step closer to the little thousand. It’ll be great to get there, you never know it could get it at this tournament... WHO KNOWS MATE?!”

Beautifully baffling, and injecting much needed personality into the sport once again, Ronnie was obviously enjoying himself.

When asked afterwards his reasons for giving the interview in an Australian accent, The Rocket replied to BBC Lancashire Sport, in a typical ‘to hell with it’ attitude’, that there wasn’t any particular reason at all;

"No mate, I just feel totally positive.

"When you talk Aussie, the Aussies are just winners mate, you know? You've got to love a winner.

"Us English, we love a loser, so I thought I'm fed up of being a loser, I'm going to talk like a winner, like the Aussies. Get the Ashes won, mate."

Having a crappy workday? Watch the interview below and get a smile on your face.

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