Manchester United's Chris Smalling apologises for 'insensitive' costume

Chris Smalling, England international and Manchester United's defender, hosted a party and was seen wearing a costume with circuit boards, mobline phones and wires attached to his body.

updated: January 09, 2014 11:28 IST
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London: Manchester United defender Chris Smalling apologised Wednesday for an "insensitive decision" to appear as a suicide bomber at a costume party.

A photograph of Smalling in his costume, which his management company said was taken at a private party in his home, was on the front page of Thursday's editions of The Sun.

It shows the English national players with items that appeared to include a mock circuit board and mobile phone around his chest, and cables leading up his body. Also on his body were bottles of Jagermeister and cans of Red Bull, while he also wore an Arab kaffiyeh head dress.

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