Morgan Freeman at the opening ceremony of the Qatar 2022 World Cup: Why is he wearing a glove on his left hand?

World Cup Qatar 2022

The opening ceremony of Qatar 2022 is taking place and the networks echoed the presence of the Hollywood star Morgan Freeman.

Morgan Freeman at the opening ceremony of the Qatar 2022 World Cup: Why is he wearing a glove on his left hand?
© FIFA+Morgan Freeman at the opening ceremony of the Qatar 2022 World Cup: Why is he wearing a glove on his left hand?

November 20, 2022 was the day awaited by all soccer fans on the planet, since it is the day the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022. This is the sporting event that brings together 32 nations for the first time in the Middle East and this Sunday it is celebrating its inaugural ceremony, which was surprised by the participation of Morgan Freeman. This left the public who is enjoying the event speechless, but many made reference to his hand: What’s wrong with him?

The Al Bayt stadium was selected to kick off the most important soccer festival that is held every four years and the next edition will be in 2026 in Mexico, Canada and the United States. In this ceremony we had the typical choreographies and mentions of the local culture, as well as an appointment to all the countries that will be part of this World Cup. the actor of The Shawshank Redemption he was the presenter, but that didn’t get everyone’s attention.

+Why does Morgan Freeman wear a glove on his left hand?

Morgan Freeman participated in the opening ceremony of Qatar 2022 and he starred in an emotional moment with a person with a disability, with whom he spoke and bumped his fists. Although her presence was surprising, her gazes were also positioned on her left hand, since wears a brown glove that did not go unnoticed and began to generate doubts and questions in the audience. Why is he wearing it?

To answer we must travel back to 2008, specifically in Mississippi, a place in which Morgan Freeman was in a car accident. On that occasion, his car left the road, circled several times, and ended up in a ditch. Among the wounds he suffered, his left hand was paralyzed. The glove works like a compressor that stimulates blood flow, since he also suffers from fibromyalgia, a chronic pain.

Almost fifteen years after the fact, the actor continues to suffer the consequences. In a statement to the magazine People in 2010, he mentioned: “Since I can’t move it, my hand swells. Did you know that you move your hand a million times a day”. Morgan Freeman He was seen in multiple presentations with the glove on his left hand, as happened this Sunday in the presentation of Qatar 2022.

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