A photo of Carlton’s Jordan Boyd has sparked fierce debate after fans noticed an unusual detail in a photo of him holding his hands in front of his face following the Blues’ tough loss to Brisbane.
Boyd, 25, had a superb game, with 17 disposals, five marks, four tackles and 461 meters gained, but it was his colorful nail polish that had fans riled up.
The blue, pink, yellow and black fashion statement was captured in a photo by AFL chief photographer Michael Wilson, who captioned it “the pain of defeat”.
But one football fan was so upset by it that he wrote “netball? what sport is this photo from’, while another asked ‘Why is he wearing nail polish?’ and a third wrote, “Hmmm, nice nail polish.”
It didn’t take long for other fans to come to his defense, with one social media user writing: “Imagine being offended by a man who wears nail polish.”
A photo of Carlton’s Jordan Boyd (pictured) has sparked heated debate online after a photo of him holding his hands in front of his face following the Blues’ defeat to Brisbane went viral.
Carlton player Jordan Boyd (right) is pictured with his girlfriend. He also appears to be wearing nail polish in this photo
This was followed by many more comments supporting Boyd, who is one of the AFL’s brightest prospects.
“So many insecure men in the comments!” Afraid of another man wearing nail polish,” one wrote.
Another said it was “the number of low-level plebs who have issues with a man wearing nail polish wandering around society.” Have a grip.’
Some women expressed their desire to see how well Boyd wore the adornment on her nails.
“I’m just annoyed and impressed that Jordan Boyd can put on nail polish better than me,” one wrote.
The same commentator added: ‘You’ll laugh when Sam Newman and co dress as women on the Footy Show, but as soon as a player wears nail polish… you’ll all complain. ‘Dinkum just.’
Another was so furious they were driven to threaten to damage their own phones, writing “If I have to see one more stupid comment about Jordan Boyd’s nail polish I’m going to throw my phone down the storm drain. “
Some said it showed Boyd was sure of his place in the world, with one writing “Why not?” He is probably not insecure about his masculinity, unlike others.
Another imagined it was someone else who had done the painting for him, writing: “I guess a young relative or fan painted their nails for luck during the series finale .”
“That would explain the colors and the sparkles. »
Others kept some perspective that how the game is played is far more important than whether or not a player paints their nails.
“Jordan Boyd is a gun, shame on anyone who talks shit about him,” one wrote.
And another kept things very simple for those who were easily offended, writing that they were “Very impressed with Jordan Boyd.” He has what it takes to succeed in this adventure.
Josh Dunkley of the Lions is tackled by Jordan Boyd of the Blues during the second AFL preliminary final match between the Lions and Carlton at the Gabba on September 23, 2023 in Brisbane.