A few days ago, Pakistan cricket captain Sarfaraz Ahmed was publicly shamed by a guy who made an insensitive remark on his body, as the cricketer was visiting a mall in London with his son.
The guy later released the video of the incident, making things even worse for Sarfaraz.
Maybe we praised the Pakistani sense of humor way too much so they had to come up with something as pathetic as this. pic.twitter.com/UdxyiDnSdk— Awais Khan 🇮🇳 (@awaisarcasm) June 21, 2019
However, there was some relief as a huge number of people came out in support of the Pak captain, saying that such a behaviour from fans is unacceptable.
This is disgusting— IRONY MAN (@karanku100) June 22, 2019
This is pathetic stuff— Shashank (@shashankachrya) June 21, 2019
No one should do such stuffs to any sportsmen
Addressing the issue in detail, Sarfaraz said:
It hurt me more because my son Abdulla was with me. I was very angry at that moment but if I got into an argument, people won’t know what actually transpired that day. That’s why I felt it was important to keep quiet. I left it up to the Lord, the video came out and everyone stood up in my support.
He also shared that his wife had a tough time and cried a lot after the release of the video.
When the video came out, I saw my wife was crying in the hotel room. I asked her what’s wrong with you and I told her we are used to listening to so much more on our face. I told her to have faith.
He added, though, that he is thankful to fans who came out in support of him and the Pakistan side. Here is the complete video of his short interview.
🇵🇰 captain @SarfarazA_54, in a disarmingly honest chat with our insider @ZAbbasOfficial, admits that fan reactions after the loss to India hurt him, but thanks those who stood by him and his team.#WeHaveWeWill pic.twitter.com/f6Q8yBeBgu— ICC (@ICC) June 26, 2019