Newcastle’s Gutierrez Forgets To Pack Clothes For South Africa


Newcastle’s Jonas Gutierrez is making news today because he forgot to pack his clothes, before leaving for the World Cup in South Africa.

Jonas Gutierrez – forgot to pack ordinary clothes

It seems that Jonas must have football on the brain these days, because when he arrived in South Africa, and opened his suitcase he found out he hadn’t packed any ordinary clothes – just presumably his football clothes from Argentina.

Newcastle’s Argentina winger  said:

“I only took my Argentina gear. I thought I was not going to need more than that.”

“My room-mate Martin Demichelis had to lend me some of his own clothes.”

Didn’t Jonas realize he would be going out at nights for meals and the like, and be travelling with the squad for their games – and surely they have club suits that they will be wearing for the more  formal occasions.

Anyway,  it turns out that a quick trip to Pretoria’s Menlyn Shopping Mall did the trick for the Newcastle star and Jonas added:

“I bought trousers and a shirt.”

Good for him, now he can at least look respectable – and hope Argentina get off to a winning start against Nigeria on Saturday – that’s the main thing.

Comments welcome.



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13 comments so far

  • flair20

    Jun 10, 2010 at 12:01 PM

    Comment #1

    Legend!

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  • boater

    Jun 10, 2010 at 12:03 PM

    Comment #2

    And people wonder why he can’t cross the ball?

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  • G

    Jun 10, 2010 at 12:09 PM

    Comment #3

    One pair of trousers and one shirt? He’s gonna stink!

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  • cgrizzly87

    Jun 10, 2010 at 12:10 PM

    Comment #4

    Jonas reminds me of the character in this video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e3vbiwkk6aA

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  • premier

    Jun 10, 2010 at 12:12 PM

    Comment #5

    confirmation of headless chicken status

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  • The Carnivorous Badger

    Jun 10, 2010 at 12:16 PM

    Comment #6

    He was expecting to have to be professional like the England players – always in suits or training gear. He got to SA and realised, Maradona is manager.

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  • lesh

    Jun 10, 2010 at 12:22 PM

    Comment #7

    Priceless Jonas.

    A bit like the young mother who got home and realised she’d left the bairn on the bus!

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  • G

    Jun 10, 2010 at 1:02 PM

    Comment #8

    Does the photo above remind anybody else of Cantona vs Palace fan?

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  • baro

    Jun 10, 2010 at 1:26 PM

    Comment #9

    Jonas is the best! 🙂 He just wants to play ball.

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  • lewman

    Jun 10, 2010 at 4:39 PM

    Comment #10

    i wonder if he remembered his spidey mask

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  • Captain Beefheart

    Jun 10, 2010 at 6:49 PM

    Comment #11

    The Prince of Persia has a certain Jonasesque look to him, and he’s also forgotten his shirt….

    http://cache.gawker.com/assets/images/kotaku/2009/03/princeofpersia.jpg

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  • Captain Beefheart

    Jun 10, 2010 at 6:51 PM

    Comment #12

    …but Jonas is better at kick boxing & martial arts, as Ed’s pic proves (no CGI either).

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  • Thump

    Jun 10, 2010 at 8:04 PM

    Comment #13

    If only Jonas had the ability to rewind time…

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