Fan Takes Selfie With Pak Cricketer, Later Discovers The Player Is Covid Positive

After the former captain of the Pakistan cricket team, Shahid Afridi tested positive for the novel coronavirus last month, young Pakistani fast bowler Haris Rauf has also consistently tested positive for the same, reports HT. This has hampered his plans to join the national team for the upcoming Test and T20 series in England.

Unaware of this, when a fan named Muhammad Shahab Ghauri chanced upon the cricketer on the streets, he quickly approached him for a selfie together. He later learned after a Google search, that the cricketer was in fact, coronavirus positive. The fan took to Facebook to narrate the incident. Check out his post below:-

So I found haris rauf in F-6 today and took a selfie with him, and later on l google searched about why is he not…

Posted by Muhammad Shahab Ghauri on Monday, July 27, 2020

The post soon received a lot of comments from his friends:-

The incident soon went viral on Twitter as well, when Twitter user Sameer Allana shared a screenshot of the original Facebook post. His tweet also received many reactions:-

The saying “Never meet your heroes, because they’re sure to disappoint you” took a whole new meaning in the light of this incident. What do you think of this fan-meet gone wrong? Tell us!

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