Pak cricketer Afridi loses his cool, attacks excited fan

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Shahid Afridi
Karachi, Mar 24: After a stunning win in the recently concluded Asian Cup finals, this was not the sort of behavior one would expect from a member of the winning team. Popular Pakistani cricketer, Shahid Afridi rained blows on one enthusiastic fan at the Karachi airport for irritating him and asking for his autograph. The incident happened at the Karachi airport when Afridi was returning from Dhaka after clinching the Asia Cup title beating Bangladesh.

The footage's of the irate Afridi attacking the fan was splashed across local channels like Geo News and other channels. The images show Afridi pushing the fan to the ground and roughing him up. As per reports in local channels, Afridi lost his cool when the fan irritated him and started pestering him for an autograph that triggered such a violent behaviour from the cricketer.

Another report however suggest that the Pakistani all-rounder lost his temper when his daughter was pushed around by fans who were eager to get Afridi's autograph. The cricketer even attempted to kick the fan before his brother Mushtaq stopped him from doing so.

Afridi was also seen getting into an argument with another fan and threatening to slap him before he got into the waiting car. A large crowd had gathered at the Karachi airport to welcome the winning Pakistan team after bagging the Asian Cup title. One channel has been quoted as saying, "Whatever the reason for him losing his temper but Afridi's actions cannot be justified at all."

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