The first FIFA World Cup in an Arab country is witnessing some unexpected animal heroes. it is known that cat They are the animal of choice in countries with Islamic traditions, far above the dog, and this means that they often roam freely in the streets with an unusual trust in people who tend to treat them affectionately.
That relaxed attitude and the well-known charm these little kittens emit It ends up making two of the England side’s players fall in love who took a stray cat with them to the UK after being eliminated on Saturday.
The stray cat was adopted by England defenders Kyle Walker and John Stones during his four weeks in Al Wakrah and was named Dave.
Although the idea expressed by Walker was that Dave the Cat would travel with them to England if his team could win the championship, Elimination in the quarter-finals against France did not change the plan. The English media, always friends with word games, is talking about the Cat-ar World Cup (cat She is a cat in English).
The cat was taken to a local veterinarian to pass all controls and receive the necessary vaccinations, and will now have to undergo a four-month quarantine before traveling, most likely, to Manchester, where Defenders live, to defend the colors of Manchester City.
“He was only there one day so we adopted him,” Walker explained on the FA’s official channel. “Dave is welcome at the table, some don’t like a cat, but I do.”
Dave the Cat wasn’t the only one who stole the spotlight from international soccer stars during the extraordinary Winter World Cup. In the previous press conference for Brazil’s elimination against Croatiaa The cat burst into the room and sat quietly With Vinicius Junior, Real Madrid striker.
A member of the technical team, who was sitting next to Vinicius, grabbed the cat and threw it off the table. Raising criticism on social media In a country where respect and affection for these animals is the common denominator.
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