Hollywood Superstar Morgan Freeman Wore a Single Glove at the FIFA World Cup in Qatar Opening Ceremony- Here’s Why

Published 11/21/2022, 11:00 AM EST

The world witnessed a mesmerizing opening of the FIFA world cup in which several artists performed. However, the most impactful and talked about, was the appearance of legendary actor Morgan freeman and famous Qatari YouTuber Ghanim Al-Muftah. The performance, the message, and the overall vibe won the hearts of fans all over the world. In the act, the actor and Ghanim talked about the beauty of cultures worldwide.

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The performance will be the most influential in the history of the FIFA World Cup. However, fans noted something unusual about how Morgan dressed during the opening. The legendary actor had a glove only on one hand, and fans were looking for a reason behind that choice.

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Morgan Freeman’s one-hand glove

Morgan Freeman suffered from a severe car accident in Mississippi, USA, in 2008. He suffered many injuries, among which one was a paralyzed hand. Surgeons tried to restore nerve function in the hand but weren’t successful. In 2010 he stated, “I suffered nerve damage, and it hasn’t gotten better. I can’t move it“. The glove wasn’t an ordinary glove. The medical condition of Freeman’s hand made him wear the compression glove even to move his hand.

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The performance in FIFA 2022 World Cup was praised by many but has also raised a few eyebrows. This is because the actor was the top face of the USA’s bid for hosting the 2022 WC. The actor himself went to present USA’s bid in the event in December 2010. He traveled to Zurich, Switzerland, to make a final pitch to FIFA for the 2022 WC along with former president Bill Clinton. A few people on Twitter also point this out and make fun of the situation.

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The performance is gaining a lot of praise, as it covers the cultures that the spirit of sports will represent. Morgan Freeman, in the act, said, “How can so many countries, languages, and cultures come together if only one way is accepted“? Ghanim replied, “We were raised to believe that we were scattered on this earth as nations, as tribes, so we could learn from each other and find beauty in the differences“. With Jungkook’s energetic performance now, we are ready for action.

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Rishabh Chaudhary

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Rishabh is a soccer writer, coming with a year of experience and 19 years of being a sports fan. Like everybody in India, he started by watching cricket and then all sports. He writes poetry and songs in his free time and plays FPS games like Valorant and CSGO.

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