Nick Pope reveals a very unexpected and hilarious fact about one of his Newcastle United teammates

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Very unexpected from Dan Burn.

Nick Pope has appeared on Wrexham goalkeeper Ben Foster’s podcast this week to speak about his career so far.

Mainly focusing on his many loans and time at Burnley, the Newcastle United goalie talked about his relegation last year, his favourite stadiums to play at and his phobia of mice- yes, really.

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The funniest moment, however, came in the quick fire question round when he was asked which player in the current Toon squad he would pick to be on his quiz team.

Pope’s response was somewhat brutal towards his other teammates before revealing an unexpected fact about Dan Burn.

“Current squad? Not many,” he laughs. “This is not going to be a long list. There must have been a few dropped out of school early- Jesus Christ.”

“It’s a good job they’re good at football, basically,” Foster jokes back.

“Yeah, there’s not many careers in there.”

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After what feels like minutes of thinking, Pope then decides on the Geordie left-back:

“One pops in my head, Dan Burn... because he owns a kindle.” This cause Ben Foster and Fozcast co-host Tom Ochoa to burst into laughter.

“I see him on the bus and he’s got his kindle... He must be because I’m looking at everyone else who’s just scrolling through TikTok for three and a half hours. I’m struggling to give someone else for a valid reason.”

Someone out of shot mentions Targett, who is quickly dismissed with a laugh from Pope.

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Newcastle’s number 22 then also lets Botman and Isak onto his pub quiz team but just because they’ve got a few languages in them.

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