In an unexpected entrance at the Qatar 2022 world cup opening ceremony, Morgan Freeman delivered a statement about “respect” and “unity” that has since gone viral online.
Due to Qatar’s track record on human rights, the legendary actor, who is now 85 years old, surprised some fans as he ascended the stage but left others wondering why he wanted to participate.
Freeman’s appearance delighted some viewers, as evidenced by this tweet: “Morgan Freeman at the World Cup opening ceremony! The best World Cup ever is going to be this one.
However, not everyone was delighted, with one tweeting: “When Jungkook sings about RESPECT and Morgan Freeman talks about RESPECT. IN QATAR.”
In a now-famous tweet, someone else wrote: “@morganfreeman It was disappointing to see you there, to be sure. I suppose everyone has a cost. I believed you to be bigger than that.”
In helping to kick off the World Cup, Freeman was joined by celebrities such as Robbie Williams and BTS vocalist Jungkook. Additionally, Gary Lineker brought up Qatar’s record on human rights when he began the coverage.
What Morgan Freeman Said At The Qatar 2022 World Cup Opening Ceremony
The voice of the 85-year-old actor has that well-known, calming, and secure quality that everyone loves to hear.
The supporting scene attempted to build on the inclusive message he narrated throughout the opening of the performance while discussing the “emotions that unite us all now.”
- “Football spans the world, unites nations in their love of the beautiful game.
- What brings together nations, brings together communities, There is a common thread of hope, jubilation and respect.”