MARK CHAPMAN had to call out Martin O'Neill for his hilarious gaffe during the Carabao Cup second-round draw.
The former Premier League manager was on punditry duty for the draw following Leicester City's win over Burton Albion.
During the draw, O'Neill, alongside former Foxes captain Wes Morgan, started to reveal the teams from the pot.
However, as he took the balls he started to put them to his mouth and appeared to talk into them as if they were the microphone.
After spotting the gaffe during Stoke's draw against Rotherham, presenter Mark Chapman was left laughing as he said: "Martin, I don't know why you are talking to the ball."
Fans were also left in stitches after seeing the moment as they took to social media.
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One Tweeted: "Martin O’Neill keeps speaking into the balls instead of the mic during the Carabao Cup draw…"
A second commented: "Martin O'Neill talking into the ball instead of the microphone during the Carabao Cup draw 🤣."
A third wrote: "Martin O’Neill was the best part of that draw 🤣🤣."
A fourth said: "Martin O’Neill talking into the balls and not the microphone 😂😂😂😂."
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A fifth joked: "Christ this the worst draw ever. Got Martin O'Neill speaking into the ball 🤦🏼♂️😂."
While a couple of others drew a comparison to Rod Stewart's infamous antics during his participation in the Scottish Cup draw in 2017.
One added: "Just seen the clips of Martin O'Neill speaking into the balls during the Carabao Cup draw… It's not quite Rod Stewart but pretty entertaining nonetheless 😂."
Another noted: "Martin O’Neill talking into the ball is up there with Rod Stewart’s antics".
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