Before turning to the camera and showing an indecent gesture, the singer replaced the line of his song with the phrase “I did it for free”.
The American television company Fox, which owns the rights to display matches of the 2018 World Cup in the US, apologized to its audience for the gesture of British singer Robbie Williams. Representatives of the broadcaster did not know about the artist’s intentions and could not prevent the broadcast live, Variety reported .
While speaking at the opening ceremony of the 2018 World Cup, held June 14 at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow, Williams showed his middle finger in the camera. As Variety noted, before this the singer replaced one of the lines of his song “Rock DJ” with the phrase “I did this for free”.