RONNIE O’SULLIVAN shattered the silence in an empty Milton Keynes arena yesterday by very loudly breaking wind.
The Rocket trumped during his Northern Ireland Open third-round match with Wales’ Matthew Stevens.
Reigning and six-time world champion O’Sullivan, 44, was trailing 2-1 in frames and 8-0 in points when he got set to take on a red.
But then came the fart that left him, opponent Stevens and referee Ben Williams unable to stop grinning.
World No.2 O’Sullivan looked up at Stevens and said “terrible guts” – but then cheekily tried to blame the official by asking “was that you?”.
Williams had immediately taken a large step to his left after the incident away from O’Sullivan – who went on to triumph 4-2.
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