CINCINNATI (AP) — Oops!
Cincinnati’s Major League Soccer team posted the wrong photo in its tweet announcing the hiring of former Manchester United defender Jaap Stam.
And it wasn’t the first time the coach with a shaved head has been confused with someone else who has the same look.
“It’s happened before, but it was quite a big surprise yesterday,” Stam said Friday.
The team announced his hiring Thursday on a tweet that mistakenly featured the photo of look-alike Tinus van Teanenbroek, an Ajax youth coach. Cincinnati soon retweeted the announcement with the correct photo, saying, “Join us in welcoming our actual new head coach, Jaap Stam.” The team wrote “actual” in italics.
Stam told the team’s website that he’s thankful