Iranian president Hassan Rouhani has a long way to go if he is serious about his awkward watching sport photographs.

Last night’s effort was a good start, but he will have to up his game if he is to continue with these homages to Cameron:

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Who can forget the awkward Cameron and Merkel shots from the 2010 World Cup:

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And while Rouhani is gently being welcomed in from the cold, he’s going to have to wait a long time before he can display such overt signs of victory in the presence of a US President:

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If Rouhani is looking for a way of watching the footy that is more befitting of a Middle Eastern president, he’s following the lead of the wrong British politician. He should remember how Ed Miliband watches the big game…

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…by arriving in a Rolls Royce.