It took Jason Cummings top probably a rapid time to live up to his ‚joker‘ nickname, after Shrewsbury’s wonderful 2-2 arrangement with Liverpool in the FA Cup.
The 24-365 days-broken-down Scotland worldwide had right scored each targets as a change in an unlikely fightback for the League One aspect to region up a fourth-spherical replay on the home of the European champions.
Truly helpful, continue to exist BBC One, that former Arsenal striker and I’m a Celebrity contestant Ian Wright had backed him to step off the bench and compile against the Reds, he became once rapid with his answer.
„Wrighty knows his stuff,“ stated Cummings. „I referred to as I’m A Celebrity per week to earn him into the closing.“
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It became once a moment that right scratched the ground of the personality of a man who has been identified to stroll previous a live television interview semi-bare, volley a steak all over a restaurant in Dubai and hit a team-mate in the face with a naan bread.
Cummings likes impersonating Batman villain The Joker and has the personality’s smile tattooed on his hand.
In 2016 he posted a clip on social media of him doing The Joker’s ‚why so critical‘ speech and a pair of days before the FA Cup tie with Liverpool, Cummings walked out wearing nothing but his underwear as team-mate Dave Edwards became once doing an interview for television and attempted the iconic dance from the 2019 hit movie starring Joaquin Phoenix.
He has even dabbled in wrestling.
When he became once at Hibernian – the place he made his profession debut – the team had been paid a talk over with by legit wrestler and actor Grado, who Cummings noticed match to bother, wearing underpants.
After which there became once the time he supposedly took a skedaddle adaptor run with him for a game in Wales.
Cummings‘ liveliness has landed him in anxiety, in particular after he became once filmed hurling a flatscreen TV and a eating chair through a window – and spraying champagne spherical a lounge.
His boss at Peterborough on the time, Steve Evans, defended his participant, announcing he became once coping with a spoil-up with his lady friend.
A former Nottingham Wooded space striker who has had mortgage spells at Rangers, Peterborough United and Luton before becoming a member of Shrewsbury in 2019, Cummings had been injured just now not too long previously.
But this became once the second successive game he has approach off the bench to attain after netting in closing week’s 2-2 arrangement at Fleetwood.
„My health is now not up to scratch,“ Cummings informed BBC Sport after his daring performance on Sunday.
„I blueprint now not know if I in truth own got a plump 90 minutes in me, and even 70 minutes for the time being.
„I device the gaffer would possibly possibly possibly maybe need started me and pulled me off after an hour, but I in truth feel that when I approach on it is miles more fit for me to originate an affect.“
Liverpool led 2-0 before the 24-365 days-broken-down scored twice in the place of living of 10 second-half minutes to assemble a replay.
„We managed to dig in and I’m cheerful to earn two targets as successfully,“ he added.
„We had been announcing after the game that we had been disappointed now to not capture. Or now not it is loopy to recount that against Liverpool, but a replay at Anfield is huge news for the fans and the membership as successfully.“