Joey Barton Speaking in English With a French Accent Is Mesmerizing
This is Joey Barton doing a press conference. Barton is an English footballer from Merseyside, now plying his trade in France, where he plays for Marseille. Notice anything
funny about the accent Barton is using? Like maybe how he seems to be pretending to be the French waiter in National Lampoon’s European Vacation explaining a menu to Clark Griswold? Yeah, that’s not how Joey Barton talks. This is how Joey Barton talks:
Somewhere, Steve McClaren is breathing a Dutch-accented sigh of relief. Someone has finally taken his “WTF are you doing with your mouth and words?” trophy.
[via The Guardian]