Seattle, WA - Soccer fans Wes Phillips (@DocSoc) and Hector Gomez (@vamosfuerzaverde) admitted that they are better friends on Twitter than in real life as their sassy back and forth banter on the internet is infrequently replicated at Sounders games.
“We don’t really hang out at games and it’s never quite the same when we do,” stated Phillips to The Nutmeg News. “But man, when we get online it’s a lot a fun.”
Phillips and Gomez make inside jokes with each other, shares memes and gifs, and collaborate on hilarious Twitter threads that net them many followers who simply enjoy their back and forth repartee.
“He’s a good guy, but when we get together in real life it’s just awkward,” stated Gomez to our reporter. “I guess we use all the good stuff online so when we get together we don’t really have anything else to talk about. I can’t share a meme with him in real life.”
While both men admit they enjoy the company of each other, neither make it a point to spend time getting to know the other as their relationship blossomed online due to bad jokes and innuendo.
“Yeah, in the beginning I was like…. who is this guy?” stated Phillips. “but then I was like, Oh, yeah… THIS guy. In real life, though… it’s like… who is this guy? It’s nuts.”
The Nutmeg News will have more on this as Gomez and Philips run into each other on Occidental Avenue and avoid each others gaze.