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Fact Check: Fake image of American professional football player Christian Pulisic goes viral

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Amid the FIFA World Cup in Qatar, a picture of American football player Meet Christian Pulisic went viral on social media. In the viral picture, “it’s called soccer” is written.

Sharing the picture, a Twitter user named Naga, wrote, “it’s called soccer, smoking on that Iran pack. USA WINS”

Source: Twitter

Similarly, many other users have shared this picture.

Source: Twitter
Source: Twitter

Fact Check:

To verify the viral image, DFRAC reverse-searched the image. We found this picture on the official Twitter account of the US Men’s National Soccer Team .

In the picture, Christian Pulisic can be seen flaunting the slogan ‘ Man in the Mirror.’

Source: Twitter

Source: Twitter

In further investigation we got a report of  Yahoo! Sport. In which the story behind this Christian Pulisic’s ‘ Man in the Mirror ‘ shirt is told which can be read here .

Conclusion:

Hence , it is clear from DFRAC ‘s fact check that the viral picture of American football player Christian Pulisic is fake. Because the picture has been edited.

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Dilshad Noor
Dilshad Noor
Mr. Dilshad Noor is a research fellow at DFRAC with experience of 8 years in the field of journalism He has done his bachelor's in journalism from VMOU, Kota. He has done MA and LLB from the University of Kota. He specializes in report making and research analysis.

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