After becoming a new coach Al Ettifaq, Steven Gerrard greeted the Saudi Arabian club supporters. “Marhaba, Ana Steven Gerrard”.
This summer, Gerrard became one of the famous European football figures who took part in the Saudi Arabian league, after officially becoming coach of Al Ettifaq.
Actually, the Liverpool legend had already turned down his proposal Al Ettifaq. But in the process the club, which last season finished seventh in the Saudi Arabian league, managed to melt Stevie G.
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Steven Gerrard agreed to become coach of Al Ettifaq for the 2023/2024 season. Reportedly, he was promised a large transfer fund in line with Al Ettifaq’s intention to be able to compete at the top of his domestic league.
In Steven Gerrard’s coaching career, Al Ettifaq was the third club he handled. Prior to this, he had brought Rangers to win the Scottish League, but then failed miserably at Aston Villa.
In his last position, Gerrard was fired by Villa in October last year, aka less than a year since occupying that position.
After being appointed coach Al Ettifaq, Steven Gerrard was immediately asked to say a few words in Arabic. One of them is “marhaba, ana Steven Gerrard” which means something like “hello, I’m Steven Gerrard”.
What later became the talk of football fans was the fact that the accent Steven Gerrardas a figure from Liverpool aka scouserwho is still so thick in his Arabic pronunciation.
“scouser’s Arabic accent makes me giggle,” tweeted one netizen.
“First time I’ve heard Arabic with a scouse accent!” chimed in another account.
The third netizen seemed to sum up Gerrard’s career by saying, “Scouser speaks Arabic with a Scottish accent.”
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