We examine why trolls are mocking Kai Havertz with the nickname 007 on Twitter and Instagram and its meaning
Although Kai Havertz was given a chance to showcase his potential against Tottenham Hotspur, he failed to impress and was even booked for his late challenge on Son.
Explained why is Kai Havertz called 007, name meaning and Arsenal stats and goals
Notably, Havertz has struggled to find the back of the net since his arrival in Arsenal and with the latest blank, he has gone seven games without any goal or assist.
How Kai Havertz earned this undesired nickname & What is the meaning of 007?
Kai Havertz has played in seven matches for Arsenal since transferring away from Chelsea and despite getting plenty of opportunities, he hasn’t managed a single goal or assist. Owing to his lack of results in front of the goal, fans have trolled the German forward across social media networks. Since Havertz has managed 0 goals and 0 assists from seven games, trolls have labelled him as 007. Interestingly, one sports channel broadcaster also mocked Havertz using the nickname 007.
Kai Havertz, latest 007 in town. Call him Big 7 🔥 pic.twitter.com/lrGyIsauYT
— 𝓣𝓔𝓔𝓓𝓞𝓡 𓃵 (@SympllyTHEO) September 24, 2023
In the past many players including Mudryk and Sancho were linked with this undesired nickname but, they managed to evade it by either scoring or assisting before their seventh game. Although the reason behind this nickname is unclear, it stems from the popular fictional character James Bond. This nickname has gone famous in recent months and even Chelsea coach Frank Lampard was associated with the nickname after losing his first few matches. Basically, 007 means 0 goals and 0 assists from seven games for players and for coaches, it means 0 wins and 0 draws from seven games.
What happened during Sunday’s Arsenal vs Tottenham Hotspur?
On Sunday, Arsenal clashed against Tottenham Hotspur and after some exciting football, the game ended 2-2. Following this draw, Arsenal sit in fifth-place with fourteen points from six games. Meanwhile, Tottenham sit fourth with same points from six games due to superior goal difference. During Sunday’s game, Arsenal bagged an early lead through own goal from Cristian Romero. In the 42nd minute, Tottenham equalized thanks to a goal from skipper Heung-min Son. Although Arsenal regained their lead through a 54th minute penalty by Bukayo Saka, Tottenham restored parity thanks to another goal by Son. Ultimately, the game ended 2-2 after no further goals were scored.