World Cup 2022 Metro Man: Watch How Kenyan Man Has Gone Viral for Hilarious Metro This Way Directions in Qatar

World Cup 2022 Metro Man: Watch How Kenyan Man Has Gone Viral for Hilarious Metro This Way Directions in Qatar

Martin Moses
November 25, 2022 at 4:31 AM
  • Kenya might not have qualified for the World Cup, but her citizens always find ways to make headlines
  • Abubakar Abbas, a Kenyan man, working in Qatar, has become an internet revelation with his ways of giving directions loved by fans
  • Abbas's work entails giving directions to the Metro station but how he does this is what has made him go viral

A Kenyan man in Qatar has become an overnight internet sensation for his hilarious directions, making him a darling of football fans currently in Qatar for the World Cup.

Normally after every four years, fans usually troop to a country to witness world-class players battle for the World Cup trophy, but this time around, the fans in Qatar have found something else.

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Abubakar Abbas a Kenyan man working in Qatar. Credit, @gyaigymii.
Source: Twitter

Meet Abubakar Abbas, a Kenyan man working in Qatar at the Souq Waqif market. His work is to direct the tourists to where the metro station is. He has become a fan favourite due to how he creatively directs people with his catchphrase of 'Metro this way, metro that way' becoming popular.

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As Al Jazeera reports, you won't miss him at the market as he is sat in a tennis umpire chair donned in a green reflector and a large hand form pointing to where the metro is.

A series of videos have been uploaded on the internet of the Metro guy at work, with the fans taking time to engage him.

The 23-year-old has already been appreciated by a group of fans who handed him goodies.

In a tournament where Argentina and Germany fans are currently seeing blues, some comic relief is definitely needed and Abbas might just be the answer at the Souq Waqif market.

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Sports Brief had earlier reported that Nigerian music sensation Kizz Daniel put up an incredible performance during the FIFA Fan Festival at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.

Currently, armed with the hit track ‘Cough’ (Odo), the singer thrilled over 50,000 audiences with a breathtaking performance on Wednesday night.

It was a live-band show, as the ‘Buga’ crooner delivered, with some of the finest dancers complementing his efforts.

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Martin Moses is a sports journalist with over five years of experience in media. He graduated from Multimedia University of Kenya (Bachelor of Journalism, 2017-2021)
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