Milwaukee Brewers: Christian Yelich masterfully trolls Twitter user

ST LOUIS, MO - AUGUST 21: Christian Yelich #22 of the Milwaukee Brewers looks on from the dugout during the first inning against the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium on August 21, 2019 in St Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Jeff Curry/Getty Images)
ST LOUIS, MO - AUGUST 21: Christian Yelich #22 of the Milwaukee Brewers looks on from the dugout during the first inning against the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium on August 21, 2019 in St Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Jeff Curry/Getty Images) /
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On Tuesday, Milwaukee Brewers superstar Christian Yelich sent a not-so-subtle message to a Twitter user during a game against the St. Louis Cardinals.

It’s not often that an MLB player will go out of his way to troll an annoying Twitter user during a meaningful game. In Tuesday’s matchup against the St. Louis Cardinals, however, Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Christian Yelich did just that and it was masterful.

Let’s go back to the start in an effort to provide some context for the troll.

It all started when it was announced that Yelich, a contender for the 2019 NL MVP award, would be featured in this year’s ESPN: Body Issue, which will be the final printed issue.

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As is always the case, a Twitter user with the handle @RoxanneJ77 took issue with Yelich’s appearance on the magazine. So much so, that she sent out a tweet to Yelli exclaiming how “distasteful” it was that he would do the Body Issue.

Two-hours later, Yellich responded, “Relax Roxane,” but the war didn’t end there.

Later that evening, in his first at-bat of the night Yelich elevated himself to GOAT status when he used The Police’s “Roxanne” as his walk-up song.

What stands out most is the song’s chorus, which is just a repetition of the name Roxanne over and over. What’s more, the song is about a prostitute, which makes Yelich’s use of it even better.

Was he telling Roxanne to quit prostituting herself online for “likes” and “follows”?

Conversely, an argument can be made that the Milwaukee Brewers superstar elevated Roxanne (the twitter user) in status by responding to her in this way. At the same time, you have to admit that it was a pretty damn good response. Almost too good for Christian Yelich to pass up.