Ope! Someone fudged a map of the Upper Peninsula.
Whoever runs the parody Twitter account @NFL_Memes forgot their thinking cap (or chook, if
The map shows that every state outside of the New England area is rooting for the Chiefs. That includes, despite Patriots quarterback Tom Brady’s U of M roots, all of Michigan. Well, all of the Lower Peninsula… and Lake Superior?
The confused map maker highlighted Lake Superior with Kansas City’s
That’s when Twitter users took to humorously lambasting the map, and defending the honor of the often-overlooked Upper Peninsula.
You’re bad at maps. Try a new hobby.— Upper Peninsula (@UpperPeninsula) January 14, 2019
Geography might be a good new hobby.— I am the Greatest Lake of All Time (@LakeSuperior) January 14, 2019
So the UP doesn't care who wins, but all the fish in Lake Superior have weighed in, eh?— Zach and Cheese (@Maytag_Zach) January 14, 2019
So da UP eh isn’t rooting for anyone but Lake Superior is definitely a Chiefs fan 🤔.— Just-A-Gue-Fan 🏀💙 (@Justaguefan) January 14, 2019
Yikes, da Yoopers are drowning!— PhilPhone Mike (@AnonMind1) January 14, 2019
Lake Superior is so superior that it gets to be its own state. 🤔— Philbert (@PhilipFewless) January 14, 2019
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