Peter ​Sagan Versus Mark Cavendish in Stage 4: The Meme Battle

Because Internet controversy isn't complete without a whole lot of meme creation.

Molly Hurford |

Because Internet controversy isn’t complete without a whole lot of meme creation. – By Molly Hurford


After World Champion Peter Sagan was disqualified from the Tour de France after an errant elbow took out fellow sprinter Mark Cavendish, the Internet had a lot to say. Some argued for his reinstatement to the Tour, some said his elbows-out move was dangerous. Sagan and Cavendish have seemingly made up over social media and neither bears any ill will, but fans of both are sad to see the Tour continue without their particular flair.RELATED: Peter Sagan Disqualified From Tour de France After Crash with Mark CavendishBut that hasn’t stopped some fans from having a good time making memes about the situation. Here are a few of our favorites:
For Those on Cav’s Side:…But His Elbow!

For Those Angry at the UCI:

For Those Who Believe Sagan Is Innocent:

We hope @petosagan has a drink in his hand and a middle finger in the air today. #tourdefrance #supportsagan

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For Those of Us With Virtual Teams:

…And for Those Who Wish Ion Gottlich Had Been There:

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