Superhero Semedo

He's magic: Jose Semedo also had a song dedicated to him by supporters
He's magic: Jose Semedo also had a song dedicated to him by supporters
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JOSE Semedo’s toughness has made him a hero of the Wednesday fans.

First they came up a song about him being magic and impossible for opponents to get past.

Now supernatural powers are being ascribed to the midfield powerhouse in light-hearted and affectionate Twitter posts by supporters, with teammates Danny Batth and Ben Marshall joining in.

Example: “The Titanic sank after it scraped Jose Semedo’s elbow.”

Below are a selection of the tributes to the Hillsborough fans’ favourite:

Danny Batth

He’s magic ... we knowwwwww ... he don’t even know ronaldooooooo

Ben Marshall

Jose Semedo invented the parking sensors for cars.


Semedo has never owned a remote control for the TV. He just looks at it and it changes the channel.

Nigel Short

Some magicians can walk on water. Jose Semedo can swim through land.

R Szumski

Jose Semedo doesn’t worry about changing his clock twice a year for BST. The sun rises and sets when he tells it to.

Victoria W

Jose Semedo has never blinked in his entire life. Never.

R Szumski

When the Boogeyman goes to sleep every night he checks his closet for Jose Semedo.


The Titanic sank after it scraped Jose Semedo’s elbow.

John Senior

Jose Semedo won the Grand National two years running without riding a horse.

Dan Crosby

97.45% of all Portugese children born after 1985 are named Jose Semedo.

Dan Crosby

Toyota are going to be exhibiting a car in early 2013 that runs purely on Semedo’s sweat.


Jose Semedo doesn’t phone the wrong number. You answer the wrong phone.

Andrew Crofts

If Carlsberg made a midfielder he definitely wouldn’t be as hard as Jose Semedo.

Andrew Mclean

God created the world in seven days, Jose Semedo created God in 14 seconds.


Jose Semedo won the World Series Of Poker using only Panini sticker swaps. Of himself.

Victoria W

Superman owns a pair of Jose Semedo boxer shorts.


Jose Semedo doesn’t need Twitter - he’s already following you.

Victoria W

Once a cobra bit Jose Semedo’s leg. After five days of agonising pain, the cobra died.

R Szumski

If paper beats rock, rock beats scissors, and scissors beats paper, what beats all three at the same time? Jose Semedo.

R Szumski

Rudolph has a red nose because he got the ball off James O’Connor and ran straight into Jose Semedo.

R Szumski

Jose Semedo had a part in Star Wars, he was the force.

R Szumski

Jose Semedo doesn’t do push-ups, he presses the world down.