Pakistani squash athlete Noorena Shams criticized Sprite soft drink advertisement which starred Coke Studio fame Momina Mustehsan kicking a football, saying that brands should endorse real life athletes.
She says it would have been a better idea to cast football star Asmara Kiani or Sana in the ad, she wrote in a Facebook post.
They do not need your money but at least they deserve to be supported when it comes to representation of our country. They can not even afford shoes or rackets. They play for the country without any greed.
Noorena makes a point. Pakistani footballer Sana Mahmud commented below, “I think there is a huge disconnect between mainstream media and Pakistani athletes.”