A scene form Sylvester Stallone starrer 1988 film Rambo has gone viral with some funny captions as human tragedy seemed to unfold in Afghanistan after the fall of Kabul to the Taliban.
US administration has been held responsible for the take over and Joe Biden has addressed the criticism in a press conference, saying the Americans achieved their goals in the war and his country’s aim was not “nation building”.
The Hollywood movie’s scene circulating online features a conversation between Rambo and Mousa. After Mousa is done briefing Stallone’s character in a brief speech about the history of Afghanistan and resilience of its people, he asks his companion if he understands what he just said. A taciturn Rambo exercises brevity in his conversation and asks “That you guys don’t take any sh*t? , Mousa answers, ” Yes … something like this. “
A TikTok post captioned, “Rambo told you in 90s but you don’t listen” went viral and was retweeted and posted on other social media websites with funny captions.
Retweeting the video, Khaled Almaeena, a senior Arab journalist said, “I wish they listened.”
Below is the transcript of the movie scene and the tweet containing the clip:
This is Afghanistan … Alexander the Great try to conquer this country … then Genghis Khan, then the British. Now Russia. But Afghan people fight hard, they never be defeated. Ancient enemy make prayer about these people … you wish to hear?
Very good. It says, ‘May God deliver us from the venom of the Cobra, teeth of the tiger, and the vengeance of the Afghan.’ Understand what this means?
That you guys don’t take any sh*t?
Yes … something like this.