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Tayto got knocked out of the World Cup of Crisps and Irish people are LIVID

It’s a DISGRACE.

THIS WEEKEND, COMEDIAN Richard Osman started the World Cup of Crisps, a comprehensive poll to name the Best Crisps.

The premise is simple: there are four crisps in each poll and the two that receive the most votes progress to the next round.

Like so.

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Our very own Tayto was in Group 4, facing off against Chipsticks, Walkers Smoky Bacon and Space Raiders — all vastly inferior crisps, we’re sure you’ll agree.

Mr. Tayto started a campaign to get the people of Ireland behind him…

And soon everyone was on board.

Meanwhile, some British people were utterly perplexed.

In the end, there was a draw for second place between Tayto Cheese & Onion and Walkers. *spits on the ground*

And so it went to penalties where Tayto lost by 2%.

Cue national devastation and uproar.

It was like Thierry Henry’s Handball 2.0

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On this weekend of all weekends as well.

If ever there was a sign that democracy doesn’t work…

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‘Tis a disgrace, Joe.

You know what you have to do, Ireland.

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As for Tayto? They’re taking their loss well

Don’t worry, Mr. Tayto — you’re still the winner in our hearts.

We’ll be sure to have a crisp sandwich in your honour tonight.

🇨🇮🍀 #láfhéilepádraig #tayto

A photo posted by Anne Maree Barry (@am_barry) on

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