Naomi was considering the purchase when a Emirati man in full national dress appeared beside us and insisted on buying my twin boys a team shirt each, complete with name and number. He said it was important that all of the youth should support Sheikh Mansoor's team. After a moment of indecision I, of course, shook his hand and said thanks. The man then showed us a picture of his baby son and told me proudly that he was also a City fan. Naomi and I cooed appropriately. Before disappearing into the crowded shopping centre he informed us he would see us next time. Maybe then he'll buy me a shirt!
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