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How French Commentators Reacted To Monaco’s Goals

Is it us, or do they sound like they may have been supporting Monaco?


Arsenal were left stunned at the Emirates by Monaco last night. Well, as stunned as a club that has conceded at least two goals in the first leg of their last 16 ties for the last five years can be. But Arsenal’s capitulation aside, the French really seemed to have enjoyed it.

Not that we can admit to having too much idea what they’re saying, save for the occasional “KONDOGBIA!!” “Berba….BERBATOV…OUI! OUI!” It’s clear that the guys are having an awful good time. There’s something magical about listening to commentators from difference countries describe the game. When language is a barrier, raw emotion shines through.

Magical indeed. Unless you’re an Arsenal fan of course.


The OUI-ing commentators got us thinking. Was this outpouring of Monaco love merely an outlier? Do the French love to shout “OUIIIII” often? Take a look at this infamous Wayne Rooney goal and make your own mind up.

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