World Cup 2022: American Comedian Will Ferrell Threatens Ramsdale and England Ahead of USA Clash

World Cup 2022: American Comedian Will Ferrell Threatens Ramsdale and England Ahead of USA Clash

  • American comedian and actor Will Ferrel has sent a cheeky warning to England keeper Aaron Ramsdale and England ahead of a huge showdown with USA
  • England face the USA on Friday in a 'clash' that promises to deliver plenty of storylines
  • England won their first match 6-2 over Iran while the Americans drew 1-1 with Wales

Legendary American comedian Will Ferrell has sent a hilarious warning to England goalkeeper Aaron Ramsdale and the Three Lions ahead of a huge 2022 World Cup clash between the two countries.

England face the USA in a bid to seal a place in the round of 16, while the Americans will be looking to avoid defeat in a bid to keep their knockout round hopes alive.

Bukayo Saka, Will Ferrell, Declan Rice, England, Iran, 2022 World Cup, USA
Will Ferrell predicts that the USA will beat England. Photos by Ulrik Pedersen and John Berry.
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Gareth Southgate's side started the tournament impressively with a 6-2 thrashing of Iran, while the USA managed an entertaining 1-1 draw with Wales.

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This will be the 12th meeting between the pair, with the 1966 champions looking for their ninth victory. Their highly anticipated encounter takes place on Friday night, 25th November, according to the Evening Standard.

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The USA will prove a tougher test to the Englishmen than Iran, but the North Americans will need to be on top of their game if they want to get something against outside favourites of the tournament.

Ferrell warns Ramsdale and England

Ahead of the game, Ferrell and Ramsdale had an interesting pre-game banter which ended in both sending hilarious warnings to each other.

According to Sportbible, the two traded jabs on the radio, and the Anchorman star did not hold back. Ramsdale's message to Ferrell was played first. He said;

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"You’re a great actor and a hero of mine, I love watching your films. But, when we play your nation on Friday, you’ll be the worst actor in the world. Elf will be on the shelf, and it will be a little less Anchorman and more [expletive] man. Take care pal."
USA, Timothy Weah, Christian Pulisic, Wales, 2022 World Cup, England
USA drew 1-1 with Wales in their opening match. Photo by Visionhaus.
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Ferrell didn't seem fazed by Ramsdale's banter. He delivered a hilarious response followed by a threat.

"Aaron, you don’t realize I know where you live, and I’m delivering a bag of 'stool' to your doorstep. I’m going to light it on fire, and you’re going to have to stomp it out."

Ferrel then predicted that his country would slaughter England on Friday night, saying they will win 3-0. The two countries have been allies for over 200 years, but Friday night's showdown will be exciting.

England Kane's concern

Sports Brief earlier reported on England sweating on the fitness of captain Harry Kane ahead of the USA clash.

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Kane suffered a knock during their 6-2 win over Iran. The incident occurred during the second half, and Kane was later substituted and replaced with Callum Wilson. He was then seen with some strapping on his ankle.

Kane had a scan on his ankle on Wednesday, November 23, to see whether he would be fit before England’s next game against the United States.

Source: Sports Brief News