Striker Kostas Manolas started his new profession at Sharjah FC with a bang — or ought to that be a growl — after being unveiled whereas posing beside a stay lion.
The Greece worldwide defender accomplished his transfer to the United Arab Emirates membership this week and as a part of his lion-themed presentation took half in a photoshoot alongside a wild animal.
All was going effectively till the lion instantly flinched and grumbled, inflicting Manolas to show a very swift flip of tempo as he darted away to security.
El griego Kostas Manolas, ex Napoli y Roma, jamás olvidará su presentación oficial en Sharjah FC (Emiratos Árabes Unidos): lo hicieron posar junto a un león y… 😱😳 pic.twitter.com/HKKSfTITX3
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Oddly, the resultant footage of Manolas and his new feline buddy is but to seem on Sharjah’s official social media platforms with the one lion on present being the image embossed on the previous Napoli and Roma star’s Spartan protect.
The 31-year-old centre-back is not the primary participant to be unveiled alongside an apex predator this summer season with Diego Costa signalling his arrival at Wolverhampton Wanderers by rising from the darkness whereas wrangling a pack of stay wolves on chains.
It is official. ✍️ pic.twitter.com/FXcgReSlsr
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Costa later admitted he was “scared to dying” after coming head to head with the wolves.
“Holding that chain, I saved pondering, ‘What if this wolf thinks about leaping on high of me?'” the striker mentioned.