Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell had a little April Fool’s Day fun with fans by announcing his “retirement” in Twitter.
All over the place, people are keeping their guard up Friday as the calendar turned to April 1st…better known to jokesters and prank pullers as April Fool’s Day.
The sports world hasn’t been immune to having tricks pulled on them. The Oregon Ducks pranked their fans by announcing an LED football field being placed inside their home stadium (though, with Oregon stuff like that could happen one day). One NFL player decided to have some fun with his fan base by taking to social media and announcing he was “retiring”.
Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell went on Twitter and posted the following message that was a rude wake up for fans in black and yellow:
Judging by the many NSFW responses on Twitter to what Bell posted, Steelers fans were not amused by Bell having a little fun with the day. The world is still waiting for Bell’s next tweet announcing the prank, but the date on the calendar means it’s on the way.
Steelers fans are hoping for an epic comeback in 2016 for Bell, who saw his season cut short after having surgery on his ACL and MCL following an injury suffered in a game against the Cincinnati Bengals. That injury came off a 2014 season where Bell rank for over 1,360 yards and eight touchdowns.
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