An enterprising Spanish reporter turned to Google translate when interviewing a footballer who refused to reply questions in any language aside from French.
Footballer Antoine Griezmann, who performs for Atletico Madrid, appeared at a media convention on Tuesday amid hypothesis that he might be being transferred to a different membership.
In an effort to keep away from being requested about switch rumours he refused to reply questions in any language aside from French.
However savvy Spanish journalist Pedro Morata of radio community Cadena SER concocted a plan to beat the language barrier.
When it got here to his flip to talk he used Google to translate his query from Spanish to French.
He requested the footballer whether or not he deliberate to remain at his present workforce Atletico Madrid or not. Footage confirmed the reporter smirking as performed the interpretation into the microphone.
Mr Griezmann additionally seemed to be amused and was caught grinning on the journalist after the query was requested.
Nevertheless, his press officer, Philippe Tournon, didn’t see the humorous facet and instructed the footballer to not reply the query.
The reporter has obtained widespread reward with many individuals describing his quick-thinking as “sensible.”
Scot Bennett wrote: “You’ve acquired to admire the man.”
One other individual described the journalist as “resourceful and inventive.”
Throughout the press convention Mr Griezmann stated he has decided about whether or not or not he’ll keep along with his present membership.
“I’ve already decided about my future. However I am not going to talk about it in the present day,” he stated.