The presenter of the “Daily Show” program said: “The coach of the Saudi Arabia national team is, in fact, French, who does not speak Arabic, but the Saudi translator does not speak French, so when the coach got angry at the team’s performance in the first half, he had to yell at them in English so that the translator could shout. them in Arabic.”
Noah showed a clip of the Saudi coach, saying after him: “This is the magic of the World Cup. A French man shouts in English at Saudi people because of an English sport. This is wonderful…”
— The Daily Show (@TheDailyShow) November 29, 2022
He added, “I also wonder if the translator is imitating the coach so that he does not lose friends to him, so he says, ‘You are terrible. You should be ashamed of yourself.. This is what (the coach) said.. Because you know me, Mahmoud. I love you. ..”
The African-American comedian’s mockery of the language used in translation sparked widespread controversy on social media.
Tweet commented that the football game did not originate in England, but was invented by the ancient Chinese 2,300 years ago.
— Xerxes (@XerxesEmperor) November 30, 2022
Another tweet added, “Since when is it a British sport? The Mayan people were playing it before the British.”
— John Francis (@johnedfran) November 29, 2022
An American tweeter said sarcastically: “I am an American citizen of the Navajo tribe. I see a man from South Africa talking about a French man shouting in English to a group of Saudis about a British sport … beautiful.”
— »-WarPaintKillah-• (@WarPaintKillah) November 29, 2022
Another sarcastically said: “How do you play football… You’re South African, you know better!”— Harold B (@haroldb) November 29, 2022
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The Saudi national team was unable to qualify for the final price round of the 2022 Qatar World Cup, after losing in the last round of the group stage against Mexico, on Wednesday evening at Lusail Stadium in Doha.
And the “Saudi Green” fell bitterly in front of Mexico, with a score of two goals to one, after it was self-defeating by achieving qualification for the final price of the World Cup in Qatar.
The Saudi Greens achieved a historic victory over Argentina in the first round with two goals to one, but lost in the second round against Poland with two clean goals, to be satisfied with 3 points, bottom of the third group standings.
The Argentine national team qualified, topping Group C with 6 points, after its 2-0 victory over Poland, which also ensured its presence in the second round, outperforming Mexico by goal difference.
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