Despite being a tough no-nonsense defender, Manchester United‘s Eric Bailly has given us plenty of laughs with his posts on social media.
Bailly has put in some impressive performances under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and is also something of a cult hero at Old Trafford due to his eccentric personality.
We’ve looked at 15 of Bailly’s funniest posts on Twitter and Instagram since he joined United in 2016.
It takes a brave man to start a fight with Ibrahimovic.
Eric Bailly on his Instagram: “Hope you’re almost ready to return, Zlatan. I’ll be right here! 😎👊”
OH MY GOD, ERIC! 😂😂😂 #mufc pic.twitter.com/POnrP4DZSa
— United Ways (@UtdWays) August 20, 2017
He’s not wrong….
📸| Eric Bailly’s comment on Harry Maguire’s Instagram post 👇😂#MUFC #MCIMUN pic.twitter.com/zQRvwuOiaa
— UtdXclusive 🔴 (@UtdXclusive) March 7, 2021
Bailly couldn’t resist poking fun at Jones’ iconic gurn.
Eric Bailly on Instagram #mufc pic.twitter.com/AiTtVZ1xpm
— Samuel Luckhurst (@samuelluckhurst) April 21, 2018
Pogba has had some strange haircuts but this is definitely Arturo Vidal.
— No Context Eric Bailly (@NoContextBailly) January 8, 2021
We hope Bailly’s wife didn’t see this post.
Bailly’s comment on Valencia’s Instagram post 😂
“I love you more than my wife brother” pic.twitter.com/MX0Tswd2HH
— 🇾🇪 UTFR 🇾🇪 (@ManUtd_HQ) March 1, 2019
We miss this iconic duo.
Eric Bailly impersonating Zlatan Ibrahimovic: ‘I kill you my friend.’ #mufc pic.twitter.com/X3sHRnVzm3
— Samuel Luckhurst (@samuelluckhurst) March 28, 2018
David de Gea & Zlatan Ibrahimovic
Bailly loves to troll his own team-mates.
Feeling good after today’s training session. Too bad I’m surrounded by these guys 🤣😂🤣😂 pic.twitter.com/a09vpvnHBC
— Eric Bailly (@ericbailly24) October 24, 2017
Bailly further endeared himself to the United fans with this cheeky comment.
Check out Eric Bailly’s comment on Bakayoko’s IG Post… 👀
— Stretford Paddock (@StretfordPaddck) July 15, 2018
Bailly with his best Robert De Niro impression.
Instagram | Eric Bailly: “You talking to me?” #mufc pic.twitter.com/maTAgIWgMI
— Manchester United (@ManUnitedWorld) July 12, 2017
‘The Crutch Crew’
He wasn’t going to let an injury stop him from celebrating United’s Europa League final victory.
The Crutch Crew 😎 pic.twitter.com/odMB24JTwi
— Eric Bailly (@ericbailly24) June 2, 2017
Bailly offered his own unique goodbye to Ibrahimovic on Instagram.
Eric Bailly’s comment on Ibrahimovic’s Instagram 😭😭😭😭 pic.twitter.com/m2WQeLbrEz
— Ryan ‘RossiHD’ Ross (@ROS5IHD) March 22, 2018
It was at this point that Bailly started to regret that comment to Ibrahimovic.
Zlatan asks Bailly about his F*** off comment on his farewell post on Instagram @ericbailly24
Goodbye Zlatan 😂😂😂 #MUFC pic.twitter.com/wRgytamWBp
— United Zone (@ManUnitedZone_) March 28, 2018
It’s safe to say Bailly and Herrera should stick to their day jobs.
Ander Herrera and Eric Bailly showing their dance moves in the United dressing room. 😂💃 [via Bailly’s insta]#MUFC pic.twitter.com/QBYW0GrXVX
— RedReveal (@RedReveal) December 24, 2016
We won’t be seeing Mata on Strictly Come Dancing any time soon.
Courtesy of Eric Bailly’s Instagram, here’s Juan Mata dancing: pic.twitter.com/QRQAcjI5po
— Paddy Power (@paddypower) May 3, 2017
Bailly really does take no prisoners.
Even his kid 😂 pic.twitter.com/LpZoW3ZOWK
— United Zone (@ManUnitedZone_) February 18, 2020
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