Anas, the Ghana star who plays for South Africa’s Free State Stars and went viral after accidentally thanking his wife and girlfriend while receiving the man-of-the-match award following his teams 2-2 draw with Ajax Cape Town on Friday. (in case you missed it
The video of the interview has over 250,000 views on youtube as well as other social media sites and Anas seemed pretty happy about..
The footballer said;
“I’m famous now – people around the world know me,”
Anas has since tried to explain his gaff;
“My family knows that I call my daughter my girlfriend. That’s what I was talking about. I don’t have a girlfriend,”
Despite potentially putting his foot in it, he said he was not worried about his wife’s reaction, whom he has been with for 7 years
“I love her so much. She’s given me two beautiful children. She is fine. She knows what kind of man I am so I am not worried”.