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Announcer Says North Korean Fans Are Actually “Handpicked Chinese Actors”

If you watched today’s World Cup action, you may have noticed the strong contingent of patriotic and boisterous North Koreans rooting on their underdog team against heavily-favored Brazil. Well, according to ESPN’s Martin Tyler, those aren’t North Korean fans at all: they’re paid actors from China.

Thanks to an ever-vigilant tipster for pointing out this gem from the 65th minute of today’s match:

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