Russia’s Vladimir Putin Staying Dry During The World Cup Becomes Instant Meme
By Izza Sofia, 17 Jul 2018
Image via Dokshin Vlad / Shutterstock.com
After an intense battle between France and Croatia, Les Bleus has emerged victorious in the 2018 World Cup after defeating Croatia with the closing 4-2 score.
While the final match came with an overwhelming goal count, the presentation ceremony, too, had a dramatic flair to it. Despite the rain, Russian President Vladimir Putin was prepared for the bad weather while presenting the trophy to the French team.
Putin took shelter under an umbrella while shaking hands with the French players. In the meantime, French President Emmanuel Macron and Croatia’s Prime Minister Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović remained drenched on the field.
Netizens were quick to notice the stark contrast between a nice, dry Putin and the soaked individuals including his associates and players of France’s national football team.
Needless to say, the amusing scene become an instant meme, inspiring hilarious captions including, “Rain doesn’t wet him, he wets the rain.”
Take a look at some of the most witty entries that have surfaced below.
Putin is the Rajinikant of Russia.— Desi Me Trolling (@BigotBaba) July 15, 2018
Rain doesn't wet him, he wets the rain
That rain 😂 Russian weather contingency planning - make sure Putin has an umbrella! #worldcup— Joanne Lynn (@jo_lynn13) July 15, 2018
Putin is me when people leave they houses without their stuff and expect me to share like nah fam you are gonna get drenched with rain pic.twitter.com/gVuYwuCR68— Vimbainashe (@v_mutsago) July 15, 2018
Putin having his own Umbrella Guy while everyone else gets soaking wet in the rain is an absolute power move pic.twitter.com/KAoi8gXhUk— Clemquon (@TheClemReport) July 15, 2018
[via Indian Express, opening image via Dokshin Vlad / Shutterstock.com]
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