Mike Dean Goes Wild And Turns Into Tranmere Ultra After Reaching Play-Off Final
League Two side Tranmere Rovers are inches away from promotion after beating Forest Green in the play-off Semi-Final on Monday night, and one man in particular was over the moon with the result.
Premier League referee and all-round entertainer Mike Dean gave the world further reason to adore him last night after he was spotted celebrating like he'd just scored the winner in a World Cup final.
From letting Lewis Dunk know to leave the pitch by saying "off you pop!" to becoming the first referee to reach 100 red cards, it has been a sensational season for the 50-year-old.
And perhaps he gave us his greatest moment ever this week, establishing himself as a proper Tranmere Ultra.
If you haven't seen this yet then you're in for a treat. Take it away, Michael...
:tada::stadium: - MIKE DEAN AND TRANMERE ARE HEADING TO WEMBLEY!
The Premier League referee cannot hide his excitement at The New Lawn as his side secure their place in the play-off final! :fire: pic.twitter.com/ZCrOur7xbn
- Sky Sports Football (@SkyFootball) May 13, 2019
Dean's incredible antics at the final whistle certainly caught the eye on social media, as he continues to produce moment after moment for the cameras.
If you look up the definition of Box Office, a picture of Mike will suddenly appear.
Remember when you bumped into a teacher in public and couldn't believe they had a life outside of school?
I've got that exact feeling after spotting Mike Dean in the crowd as a fan. pic.twitter.com/vYmM3Wp7nG
- Jack Kenmare (@jackkenmare_) May 13, 2019
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This is everything I ever wanted in my life. Mike Dean. What a man pic.twitter.com/a0GEgYJAB4
- Aaron Flanagan (@aaronflan) May 13, 2019
Mike Dean was going wild in the Tranmere end tonight :joy: pic.twitter.com/7cCWYxFKLT
- ODDSbible (@ODDSbible) May 13, 2019
Dec: Says "off you pop" before sending off Dunk
Feb: Puts match ball under his shirt so he could present it to Aguero after a hat-trick
April: First referee to brandish 100 Premier League red cards
May: Caught on TV standing on seats celebrating Tranmere's win
:heart_eyes: Mike Dean :heart_eyes: pic.twitter.com/QLCHcnaHLK
- bet365 (@bet365) May 13, 2019
I just don't buy that Mike Dean would do this after 19 seasons of patient characterisation. The writers have let us all down.
- Duncan Alexander (@oilysailor) May 13, 2019
Football has peaked. Nothing will ever top Mike Dean celebrating in the Tranmere away end. Inject it. pic.twitter.com/h60LTDE7UV
- Iconic Commentary (@CommentaryLimbs) May 13, 2019
He's right. Nothing will ever top Mike Dean celebrating in the Tranmere away end.