A football star from Ghana has caught social media by storm after he said in a post-match interview that he was thankful to his wife and, wait for it, girlfriend.

Mohammed Anas, who is a player with the Free State Stars, was overjoyed when his club drew with Ajax Cape Town on Friday. He was to received the Man of the Match award.

“Thank you very much for giving me this. And I appreciate my fans, also my wife and my girlfriend…” he said before realising the error.

The video, which has garnered more than 200,000 views on YouTube, has become an overnight sensation.

Watch the video here: