[lg policy] World Cup 2018: How do Belgian footballers speak to each other?

Francis Hult francis.hult at englund.lu.se
Tue Jul 17 12:16:33 EDT 2018


BBC News

World Cup 2018: How do Belgian footballers speak to each other?

How, one may wonder, does Belgium's multilingual team communicate?

Sources say the players speak neither Dutch nor French but English in the changing room, to avoid the perception of favouring one language over another.

They also speak English on the pitch, much to the surprise of many in the UK press during their game with England on Thursday night.

Full story:
https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-44624066

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