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Jose Canseco — Yes, That Jose Canseco — Has Very Strong Feelings About the Brexit

The steroid-loving baseball player thinks the United Kingdom's economy will suffer from the Brexit.

OAKLAND, CA - JUNE 2:  Jose Canseco of the Tampa Bay DelivRays poses for a portrait on June 2, 1999 in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Michael Zagaris/MLB Photos via Getty Images)
OAKLAND, CA - JUNE 2: Jose Canseco of the Tampa Bay DelivRays poses for a portrait on June 2, 1999 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Michael Zagaris/MLB Photos via Getty Images)
OAKLAND, CA - JUNE 2: Jose Canseco of the Tampa Bay DelivRays poses for a portrait on June 2, 1999 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Michael Zagaris/MLB Photos via Getty Images)

Jose Canseco, the Cuban-American baseball player nicknamed "The Godfather of Steroids," really likes to tweet.

Last week, he wrote that he "could still hit a ball in the fifth deck at the sky dome," referring to the Toronto Blue Jays stadium by its former name. On Sunday, he tweeted "Happy Father's day." And on Tuesday, he weighed in on the controversial question of whether or not Britain should leave the European Union.

Surprisingly, the 1986 American League Rookie of the Year and admitted connoisseur of performance-enhancing drugs of all types seems to have strong feelings on the matter: Canseco said in his tweet Tuesday that if the United Kingdom goes forward with its "Brexit" and removes itself from the EU in an upcoming referendum, the "pound will do a 25% faceplant." No, we do not know what that means, and neither do his followers.

Jose Canseco, the Cuban-American baseball player nicknamed “The Godfather of Steroids,” really likes to tweet.

Last week, he wrote that he “could still hit a ball in the fifth deck at the sky dome,” referring to the Toronto Blue Jays stadium by its former name. On Sunday, he tweeted “Happy Father’s day.” And on Tuesday, he weighed in on the controversial question of whether or not Britain should leave the European Union.

Surprisingly, the 1986 American League Rookie of the Year and admitted connoisseur of performance-enhancing drugs of all types seems to have strong feelings on the matter: Canseco said in his tweet Tuesday that if the United Kingdom goes forward with its “Brexit” and removes itself from the EU in an upcoming referendum, the “pound will do a 25% faceplant.” No, we do not know what that means, and neither do his followers.

Photo credit: Michael Zagaris/MLB Photos via Getty Images

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