Male shoppers abandon wives and girlfriends to watch Poland-Argentina match

Posting a video on its social media, Łódź officials at city hall added the cheeky caption: “When the wife is looking for the perfect wardrobe, but you have more important things to do.” Łódź Miasto/Twitter

This is the hilarious moment men in Łódź left their wives and girlfriends shopping in IKEA to watch Poland’s match against Argentina.

Captured on mobile phone, footage shows a mainly male crowd standing around a huge flatscreen TV as the national team belted out Poland’s national anthem.

Posting the video on its social media, Łódź officials at city hall added the cheeky caption: “When the wife is looking for the perfect wardrobe, but you have more important things to do.”

Captured on mobile phone, footage shows a mainly male crowd standing around a huge flatscreen TV as the national team belted out Poland’s national anthem.Łódź Miasto/Twitter

The post has now been liked over 2,000 times and flooded with comments.

One person commented: “Does taking your husband shopping for furniture, which can be done at literally any time other than during the fight for a historic promotion, qualify for a divorce with the wife at fault? I'm asking for my friends.”

The men in Łódź left their wives and girlfriends shopping in IKEA to watch Poland’s match against Argentina.Łódź Miasto/Twitter

Another wrote: “You'd have to be crazy to go to Ikea during a game.”

While a female commentator posted: “If I suggested going to the store during the game, I'd be kicked out. Unless, perhaps, for a beer and chips during the break.”

Following the match which saw Poland lose 2-0, captain Robert Lewandowski said: “We treat the match against Argentina as good preparation for the next one, in the round of 16 against France.

“We know that the level will be similar and maybe even higher.

The post has now been liked over 2,000 times and flooded with comments after being posted on social media.Łódź Miasto/Twitter

“But I am convinced that if we analyze not only the defensive game, but also the ball game, we can play much better against France.”