Realizing immediately that he had scored an 'own goal', the footballer tries to defuse the situation by hurriedly saying, "I'm sorry. I'm so sorry, my wife. I love you so much."
Watch the awkward moment below:
Netizens, however, were having none of it. Seizing up on his massive blunder and obvious cover-up attempt, they had a field day laughing at the many questions that were sure to come his way. Read some of the funniest reactions:
Mohammed Anas: " if the world knows that you have a wife and a girlfriend, its not cheating" pic.twitter.com/AXc9O47TYV- 21 Average (@AthiBakana21) March 18, 2017
Mr Anas put an end to the interview by quickly saying, "Thanks for supporting me there is more to come." His awkward video, however, has gone viral, with one version receiving over 6,000 retweets.
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