Sergio Aguero issues three-word response after fake BROTHEL picture is posted online in apparent attempt to damage his reputation
- 34-year-old now retired
- Gave up football due to heart condition
- Has now had to defend reputation
WHAT HAPPENED? Sordid pictures recently emerged online which seemed to show Aguero in a brothel in the Orihuela region of Spain alongside famed Twitch streamer Ibai Llanos. However, Spanish magazine Hola.com have since proven the pictures to be fakes created by a Twitter user.
THE BIGGER PICTURE:The retired footballer took to Twitter to dismiss any truth to the photos, writing: "They are sausages." The term 'salchichas' used by Aguero literally translates to 'sausages', but is in fact a harmless Argentinian expression meaning 'fools', highlighting the foolish act of fabricating such lewd images online.
Son unos salchichas . https://t.co/jw837tI0LJ— Sergio Kun Aguero (@aguerosergiokun) February 17, 2023
WHAT NEXT? Hola have since released a statement saying: "This is a clear example of what they call fake news and what the media fight against. The screenshots that are seen in this tweet are false, it is a montage. The HOLA design has been used to fake something that has never been produced. We are taking legal action on this."