Sergio Aguero takes selfie with Cameron and Xi Jinping
A president, a prime minister and one of the world’s best
footballers walk onto a soccer field. Not long after a selfie
of the trio becomes the talk of social media.
Said selfie involves Chinese President Xi Jinping and British
Prime Minister David Cameron teaming up with Manchester
CIty’s star Argentine striker Sergio Aguero.
But was Cameron supposed to get in on the act? Or did he
take nuclear action by photobombing the selfie?
In the court of social media, the British politician’s place in
the picture was dubbed by many as “awkward.”
The trio were at City’s training ground Friday as part of the
Chinese president’s state visit to the UK.
him from posing with Aguero for a quick photograph.
Both Xi and Cameron watched Manuel Pellegrini, the City
manager, conduct training before meeting several other
members of the club, notably chairman Khaldoon Al
Mubarak and head of the Elite Development Patrick Vieira.
A special moment for Xi during the trip to Manchester was
the induction of former China international Sun Jihai into the
National Football Museum’s Hall of Fame.
Sun played for Manchester City on 130 occasions between
2002 and 2008 and was the first Chines player to score in
the Premier League.
enjoyed dinner with Queen Elizabeth II and Catherine,
Duchess of Cambridge and was also treated to a pint of
beer and fish and chips at a traditional British pub.