DIEGO LLORENTE was subjected to bizarre high-pitch squeals from Chelsea fans on his Leeds debut.
Twitter users were left extremely confused when the Spaniard was jeered and booed in pantomime fashion every time he touched the ball in Chelsea’s 3-1 win at Stamford Bridge.
Chelsea fans booed Leeds’ Diego Llorente in pantomime fashionCredit: Andy Hooper-The Daily Mail
Llorente, 27, joined Leeds in the summer from Real Sociedad for £18million following their promotion to the Premier League.
But Llorente only got his first taste of action this evening after coming on as a substitute for the injured Robin Koch.
He started the game in a composed manner, but it soon became clear that a section of Chelsea fans were making screeching wail noises every time he touched the ball.
Football fans flocked to Twitter as they looked to decipher the meaning of the shrill sounds.
One or two speculated Llorente made a similar noise when he was challenged during the game.
But the vast majority concluded there was no logical explanation for the curious cacophony in SW6.
One tweeted: “WTF are the sounds the Chelsea fans are making when Llorente has the ball??
“They’re not even booing, they’re just making random noises.”
Another said: “Pantomime booing of Llorente. Missed that kind of thing.
“Grown men going boooo with all their might. Ace.”
One wrote: “It could be that there’s only 2,000 of them but Chelsea fans making the weirdest jeering noise I’ve ever heard when Diego Llorente is on the ball.
“Sounds like we’re at a pantomime.”
Another noted: “Well done to Chelsea for their deserved three points which, one assumes, will be immediately deducted for that weird panto screeching they kept doing when Llorente had the ball. Very odd!”
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