Two Of The World’s Strongest Men Were Sat Next To Each Other In Economy Class

If you're a big person, whether that be width or length, sitting in Economy class on a flight can be a bit of a problem.

You either take over the seat next to you or you end up playing footsies with the person in front and it's not a fun experience for anyone.

So imagine the hilarious moment when two of the world's strongest men found out they were sitting next to each other on a plane. Eddie Hall posted a picture of him and Brian Shaw squeezed into the small seats as they were travelled from London to Scotland.

Credit: Eddie Hall/Instagram
Credit: Eddie Hall/Instagram

Should have booked a train fellas.

People have flocked to the post on Instagram to say they would have definitely offered up their seat in order to chat to the two blokes.

"I would have gladly traded seats with one of you fellas," wrote one person. "It would have been a super hard choice who I wanna sit with though. Can't believe nobody tried to help you big fellas out."

Another added: "I'd love to sit next to you on a plane Eddie, and I know from your book that your love of planes and queues at the airport is not high in your list, but honestly I'd think you'd prob punch me in the face, as I would be talking your head off!"

It seems this happens pretty much every time the two boys fly, essentially squashing the passenger next to them.

Shaw posted a picture in January showing him enveloping two seats with a poor woman looking tiny next to him.

Credit: Brian Shaw/Instagram
Credit: Brian Shaw/Instagram

He wrote on social media: "I seem to fit perfectly in this seat. Thankfully this young lady next to me was a good sport...and was in for a fun picture."

Eddie Hall is a bit of a legend in his own right, being the first British man to win World's Strongest Man in 14 years in 2017.

The last Brit to take out the coveted title was Gary Taylor in 1993.

He was up against Hafþór Björnsson, also known as The Mountain from Game of Thrones - against whom he clinched victory by a single point. The following year, The Mountain took out the title and Hall was incredibly gracious in defeat.

Hall wrote on social media: "SPOILER ALERT....From one champion to another....Well done Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson well deserved win!!! Worlds Strongest Man 2018. Big Love."

Now we just need to work out how to get him into a bigger plane seat.

Featured Image Credit: Eddie Hall

Stewart Perrie

Stewart Perrie is a Trending Journalist at LADbible. His first job was as a newsreader and journalist at the award winning Sydney radio station, Macquarie Radio. He was solely responsible for the content broadcast on multiple stations across Australia when the MH17, Germanwings and AirAsia disasters unfolded. Stewart has covered the conflict in Syria for LADbible, interviewing a doctor on the front line, and has contributed to the hugely successful UOKM8 campaign.

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