Who is "Metro Man" Who Achieved Wide Fame During World Cup Qatar 2022?

  • Publish date: Tuesday، 29 November 2022
Who is "Metro Man" Who Achieved Wide Fame During World Cup Qatar 2022?

The life of an employee who guides the World Cup fans to the metro station has been turned upside down due to his love for his work and his passion for helping people with a smile that makes everyone he sees happy, "The metro man" as he called became famous on the social media platforms. So, what is his story?

Fame knocked on the door of the Kenyan young man, Abu Bakr Abbas, and the fans interacted with his method of guiding them to the metro and imitating him.

His distinctive phrase "Metro" spread through videos shared by tens of thousands of people who came from all over the world to attend the Qatar 2022 World Cup.

Following this sudden fame, the man who calls himself "The Metro Man" created an account for him on Tik Tok, and in a very short period of time the number of his followers reached more than 23 thousand, and some of his videos approached achieved a million views, and he is happy about that.

The metro man posted a video on TikTok welcoming anyone who wants to take a photo with him for free, and said, "Meet me in Souq Waqif even while doing my work, you are all welcome, you can take selfies with me, I have no problem with that, and all for free, I will not ask you in return for this. This is my job and I love it.”

It is worth noting that the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy had announced its invitation to Abu Bakr Abbas, currently known as the "Metro" man, to attend the England-America match that was played at Al-Bayt Stadium on Friday evening. And it indicated in its official statement: “Abu Bakr Abbas, known as the metro man, was a special guest in the England-America match at Al-Bayt Stadium.

The organizers of World Cup Qatar 2022 thanked Abu Bakr, who drew attention while guiding the audience to the Doha Metro, and his contribution to facilitating movement in a distinctive manner that received wide interaction between fans".

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