Musician Rpbbie Williams has explained what he meant with his middle finger gesture during his performance at the 2018 World Cup opening ceremony.在2018年的世界杯开幕式上音乐人罗比·威廉姆斯解释了他为什么要做竖中指的动作。 The singer was performing a number of his hits at the football tournament in Moscow last week when he was seen raising his middle finger to the camera and audience.上周在莫斯科的举办的世界杯开幕式上,该歌手表演了一系列的他的热门单曲,在表演中他向着摄影机和观众竖起了他的中指。 Earlier today, the 44-year-old singer appeared on This Morning alongside host Phillip Schofield to address his performance saying, "At these things, it's really important not to cause an international incident. And do you know what? I managed it."今天早些时候,这名44岁的歌手,出席了由菲利普斯科菲尔德主持的《今早》,他说:“在这种关键的时候,最好不要出什么国际性的幺蛾子,不过你知道么,我还是做了。” Williams went onto explain that his divisive gesture was meant to signal a "one minute to kick-off."威廉姆随即解释到他那个具有争议的手势,其实是一个“还有一分钟比赛就要开始”的信号。 “I was under a lot of pressure because there was one minute left and I didn't know how I was going to do it in half a minute," he said. "So I just did a one-minute countdown."“我当时很紧张,因为还有一分钟就要开始了,我不知道该怎么做,于是我在还有30秒的时候就做了这个动作,”他说。“所以只是一个1分钟的倒计时动作。” Schofield prodded at Williams' comments asking him why he claims to want to join The X Factor - a live TV show - when his actions are so spontaneous.斯科特菲尔德还问,如果他总是这么随意,他为什么还会想参加,《X音素》这样的直播节目。 It has been reported that Williams may be joining The X Factor alongside his wife AydaField, but has not admitted he'll be joining the show.据报道,威廉姆将和他的妻子阿依达费尔德一起参加《X音素》不过他本人还没有承认是否参加。 (翻译:林浔鸥)