Trevor Noah World Cup Remarks Prompt Critical Response From French Ambassador05:52
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After France won the World Cup over Croatia on Sunday, Trevor Noah of "The Daily Show" joked: "Africa won the World Cup." He added that he knew the team was French, but that "you don't get that tan hanging out in the south of France." That brought a sharply critical letter from the French ambassador to the U.S.

Here & Now's Robin Young and Jeremy Hobson discuss with sports analyst Mike Pesca (@pescami), host of the daily podcast "The Gist" and editor of the book "Upon Further Review: The Greatest What-Ifs in Sports History."

This segment aired on July 19, 2018.

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