Video: Arsenal footballer Shkodran Mustafi says no to photo with beer sponsors

, 7:04 PM IST

Valencia: German-born Arsenal signing Shkodran Mustafi refused to speak to the media with a sponsor’s beer bottle placed in his eyesight during a press conference.

Mustafi, a devout Muslim born to Albania parents sat down for press conference at Valencia’s Paterna training ground was visibly irked by the presence of an Estrella beer – provided by the club’s sponsorship deal.

In respect of his religious beliefs, Mustafi asks Valencia chief repeatedly to shift the alcoholic beverage before a compromise is reached.

24-year-old defender couldn’t hold back displaying his frustration throughout the conference.

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