Kenyan Comedian Arap Uria Meets Peter Drury At World Cup

Kenyan comedian Arap Uria met with the iconic football commentator Peter Drury at the ongoing global showpiece in Qatar.

Arap Uria, whose real name is Meshack Kiprop, is a famous comedian widely known for mimicking Peter Drury’s poetic and sensational commentary lines and posting them on social media.

The Kenyan, on Friday, posted a photo of himself in the Middle East nation holding a placard, requesting to meet the iconic commentator, months after Drury praised him for his lipsyncing act and said he would love to see him.

“Hello Peter Drury, it’s Arap Uria, I am in Qatar and I would love to meet you,” he wrote on a placard in a tweet which attracted Drury’s co-commentator Jim Belgin who offered to help him.

Hours later, the dream turned reality!

“Gooooal!!! he tweeted after meeting his idol, sharing a photo of both of them. “Finally, with Peter Drury. Many thanks.”

“Wonderful,” Belgin also wrote alongside a photo of Arap and Drury. “It has happened.”

The video went viral and it did not take long before he got Drury’s attention.

The commentator was to later send a message to Arap, praising him for his act which he described as “terrifyingly funny”.

“Arap, it’s Peter here, I really wish I could be with you today. It’s so frustrating that I am here in Doha to witness the World Cup draw. Listen, I love what 

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