Sky Sports News blunder as they think they’ve sealed interview with Sadio Mane

Sky Sports News provided a cringeworthy blunder while following the transfer of Sadio Mane from Liverpool to Bayern Munich by trying to get an interview with the wrong man entirely.

The 30-year-old forward pushed for a new challenge away from Liverpool following six seasons at the club during a time in which he won the Premier League and Champions League as well as both domestic cups.

Despite that success which led to his £35.1million move to the Bundesliga juggernauts, he might not be as recognisable in Germany as fans may have assumed, as showcased by an encounter with a reporter and member of the public on Wednesday (June 22).

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While live on Sky Sports News, their reporter in Germany says: "He's in the car Sadio Mane! Can you hear me? Maybe we can try and get a line with him."

To which the UK based presenter says: "Yes, of course we can! We will stay with you, if Sadio Mane is there, you speak to him!"

The field reporter then says: "We go to Sadio Mane and ask if he wants to speak to Sky UK or something. I couldn't see him yesterday because the whole time he was in the car."

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When the back door of the car opened and a man in a blue jeans and black shirt, that clearly wasn't Mane, exited the Sky Sports duo took more time than expected to realise their error.

With one presenter saying: "There he is…" And the second adding: "Oh no hang on a minute!"

The man in Munich even tried to call the name of the forward, who was not present.

Following that painful blunder, one Twitter user said in response: "Awwwkwaaard."

With another adding: "Oh my god this is just amazing."

A third continued with three laughing emojis: "Nah I can't."

With a fourth laughing: "Noooooooooo."


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