#EdBallsDay: Is Ed Balls The Ultimate Man?

Ed could give Putin a run for his money.

Today we celebrate Ed Balls Day.

The former MP is now officially consigned to Twitter folklore after his epic yet simple tweet went 'viral' on 28th April 2011.

Here's 25 reasons pictures as to why Ed Balls just might be the most manliest man that ever lived.

He plays football
Jeff Mitchell - The FA via Getty Images
Ed can take a cracking picture
Johnny Green/PA Archive
He knits
Teri Pengilley/PA Archive
He can style out a tumble
Mike Hewitt - The FA via Getty Images
He can operate heavy machinery
Ian Forsyth via Getty Images
He runs marathons
Peter Macdiarmid via Getty Images
He can do karate
John Stillwell/PA Archive
He can play the drums
Peter Macdiarmid via Getty Images
He high-fives everyone
David Jones/PA Archive
He models
Bloomberg via Getty Images
He can cook
Fiona Hanson/PA Archive
He makes a great Father Christmas
Yui Mok/PA Archive
He knows 'The Fonz'
Stefan Rousseau/PA Archive
He can carry off a hi-vis jacket and hardhat
Justin Tallis/PA Archive
He wears make up
Anthony Devlin/PA Archive
He can play cricket
Rebecca Naden/PA Archive
He's down with NDubz
PA Video/PA Archive
He can play table tennis
Fiona Hanson/PA Archive
He can paint
Lewis Whyld/PA Archive
He looks cool playing tennis in a shirt and tie
Cathal McNaughton/PA Archive
He's great with kids
Steve Parsons/PA Archive
He can run a football club
Adam Davy/PA Wire
He's happily married
He's not afraid to look utterly ridiculous
Lewis Whyld/PA Archive
The man can really dance

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