Former Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi has been grabbing headlines ever since his autobiography "Game Changer" released. Be it his remarks on Gautam Gambhir, Waqar Younis, Javed Miandad or Kashmir, Afridi has created quite a stir.
Apart from these comments, Afridi has also narrated some fascinating anecdotes about his life. As per a report published in Urdu Point, the ex-Pakistan skipper has revealed that he was fond of parties in his early playing days and used to talk to a girl all night in an Australian night club.
Sharing a story about his heartbreak, Afridi said that he used to talk to a girl over the phone back in 90s.
“Before I was married this girl would often phone me. Her voice was amazing. mobile phones were newly introduced and were quite expensive then. I spent a lot to hear that girl’s voice,” he wrote.
Afridi further disclosed that they decided to meet after talking over the phone for months.
Recalling the incident, he wrote: “The bell rang and there stood a young man holding some roses. I received the shock of my life when he said he was the same girl I'd been talking to all these months."
The cricketer also admitted that the turn of events left him very embarrassed.
Written by eminent journalist Wajahat Saeed Khan, Shahid Afridi’s autobiography was launched on April 25. In his book, Afridi has also revealed that his real age was 19 and not 16 when he played his first ODI match for Pakistan.