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Gladys Berejiklian is mocked for celebrating State of Origin opener four hours before kick off

Gladys Berejiklian is hilariously trolled after sharing a photo of her watching TV in a State of Origin Blues beanie while holding a Coke FOUR HOURS before the game

  • Berejiklian was mocked for sharing support for the game hours before kick-off
  • She tweeted photo of herself in a Blues beanie and scarf ahead of Origin opener
  • Cheeky social media users took it upon themselves to turn photo into memes

New South Wales Premier Gladys Berejiklian has been mocked for showing her support for the Blues ahead of the State of Origin opener – four hours before kick-off.

The premier tweeted a photo of herself standing in front of a TV while proudly donning a Blues beanie and scarf with a can of Coke Zero in her hand on Wednesday afternoon.

‘Getting ready for Game 1. Go the NSW Blues!’ she wrote.

While some NSW footy fans cheered on the eager premier, others questioned why she was game-ready hours before the teams were due to even take the field.

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian tweeted a photo of herself standing in front of a TV while proudly donning a Blues beanie and scarf with a can of Coke Zero in her hand on Wednesday afternoon

‘Getting ready for Game 1 by standing and watching the telly four hours before kickoff,’ one tweeted.

‘That coke is gonna get warm the game isn’t till tonight,’ another said.

‘Yep, nothing quite screams ”I’m one of the regular crowd” as getting your winter coat on to stand in front of the television five hours before the game starts. With a can of coke,’ commented another footy fan.

‘Gladys it’s not for a few hours yet, you might want to take a seat, wouldn’t want to be standing around for 3 hours,’ commented another. 

The bizarre photo has since taken on a life of its own with dozens of social media users turning the image into a meme

The bizarre photo has since taken on a life of its own with dozens of social media users turning the image into a meme

One cheeky social media user created a meme of the NSW premier celebrating New Year's Eve in the UK

One cheeky social media user created a meme of the NSW premier celebrating New Year’s Eve in the UK

Another meme shows Ms Berejiklian at a red carpet event where American singer Jason Derulo fell down the stairs

Another meme shows Ms Berejiklian at a red carpet event where American singer Jason Derulo fell down the stairs

Another meme shows the premier standing in front of a green screen

Another meme shows the premier standing in front of a green screen

One cheeky Twitter user photoshopped a sword into Ms Berejiklian's hand

One cheeky Twitter user photoshopped a sword into Ms Berejiklian’s hand

Some Origin watchers pointed out that Ms Berejiklian’s coke can was yet to be opened while others cheekily addressed the small size of the television screen. 

The bizarre photo has since taken on a life of its own with dozens of social media users turning the image into a meme. 

Wednesday night’s match between the NSW Blues and the Queensland Maroons is set to kick off at 8.10pm at Townsville’s Queensland Country Bank Stadium.

Three Penrith Panthers stars will make their NSW debut while Queensland’s sole debutant is making his first appearance at the age of 29.

The Maroons were crowned the winners of last year’s Origin. 

Wednesday night's match between the NSW Blues and the Queensland Maroons is set to kick off at 8.10pm at Townsville's Queensland Country Bank Stadium (Blues fan is seen ahead of Wednesday night's game)

Wednesday night’s match between the NSW Blues and the Queensland Maroons is set to kick off at 8.10pm at Townsville’s Queensland Country Bank Stadium (Blues fan is seen ahead of Wednesday night’s game)

A family of Maroons supporters are seen heading to the Queensland Country Bank Stadium on Wednesday night

A family of Maroons supporters are seen heading to the Queensland Country Bank Stadium on Wednesday night

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