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AN ENGLAND fan in Qatar who partied with the son of a sheikh at his £460m palace after meeting him in a supermarket has revealed exactly what happened on their wild night.

Alex Sullivan, 23, posted pictures of himself with a lion cub during his first night out at the World Cup in Qatar.

8England fan Alex Sullivan shared footage of himself playing with a lion cub in Qatar 8He and the sheikh chilled in his garden with his pet lion cubCredit: SnapChat 8He also filmed as the sheikh drove them through Doha in his Lamborghini

The Three Lions fan had been shopping with his dad Tommy and friend John at a Doha supermarket for beer when they claim to have met a member of the ruling Emir of Qatar's family.

After the chance meeting, the three said they were invited for a drive in his Lamborghini back to his immense palace, featuring its own private zoo.

Although apprehensive at first about being in the £460m mansion, they described their mega-rich hosts as "incredibly generous and hospitable".

Alex described the sheikh as "down to earth and friendly," adding: "We had a really good conversation with them."

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The story went viral as football fans around the world were left stunned at their unbelievable adventure.

Alex told The Mirror: "They were incredibly generous and hospitable and we had a great time. They had been asleep most of the day but they took us for a drive in the Lamborghini. I filmed that and also played with a lion cub.

"He had his own personal zoo with the lion cub, various birds of prey and some monkeys. They are obviously very powerful people in business. The palace was worth about two billion Qatari Riyal.

"But they were so down to earth and friendly, we had a really good conversation with them."

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Alex's story first hit the headlines after his mate John was interviewed by talkSPORT wearing an Everton and England t-shirt at a fanzine in Qatar.

John told talkSPORT: "We met one of the sheikh's sons and he took us back to the palace and he showed us, he had lions and everything.

"They've made us so welcome and look around you, it doesn't get any better than this."

But after many expressed scepticism at his claims, Alex shared a video appearing to back up his story.

In one piece of footage shared on his Snapchat, he is seen walking up what seems to be the palace's driveway.

We met one of the sheikh's sons and he took us back to the palace... he had lions and everything

JohnEngland fan in Qatar

He says: "We're on a beer mission, trying to get beers back at the gaff and I've only managed to get us back to a f***in'... a naughty one with Nawaf and Abdul-Aziz."

Alex then adds: "We've just rocked up."

In another piece of footage, he is seen sitting outside under floodlights next to a set of football nets with a group of men dressed in traditional long white Qatari robes and headdresses.

Alex then sits down on a chair and begins kissing and petting a lion cub that comes over to play with him.

"F***in' mad," he says.

A third clip shows him playing PlayStation 4 with the sheikh inside his extravagant mansion.

Alex, who works in e-commerce, and Tommy, are both diehard Everton fans from the Wirral.

Retired lorry driver Tommy said he was enjoying the World Cup, after setting aside £20,000 for the month-long extravaganza.

He said that they met some Iranian fans in a bar ahead of the World Cup clash with England on Monday.

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"We met some Iran fans in a bar and they were hugging us and shaking hands," he said. "We agreed that we had to buy the drinks if they won, or they buy if we won."

With England demolishing Iran 6-2, he added: "That is going to be a big round!"

8They also played PlayStation 4 inside the mansionCredit: SnapChat 8Alex has been documenting his trip to Qatar on his Snapchat account 8The Brits say they have been impressed with Qatar so farCredit: Twitter 8They met the sheikh while at a supermarket trying to find beer 8He shared the clip of him zooming through the streets of Doha Topics
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FERRAN TORRES took some time out at the World Cup to take manager Luis Enrique's daughter on a date to the fair.

The Spain star, 22, is dating Sira Martinez, whose dad is Spain's national team boss.

3Torres and Martinez visited Al Maha Island fair in Qatar 3The pair managed to win a trophy prize that night 3Sira added photos on social media of the pair exploring

And Torres and Martinez had an enjoyable night in Qatar as they visited the rides.

Sira, 22, added photos to her Instagram of the pair smiling together while they explored.

The fair is located on Al Maha Island in Lusail, where the final will be hosted.

In one shot, Torres held a giant, golden soft toy banana aloft.

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Enrique joked his daughter would chop his head off if he did not pick Torres for the Spain squad.

The couple first began their relationship in 2021.

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Torres played for Manchester City at the time, with the pair making things work long distance.

The forward then joined Barcelona in January, the city where Sira was born.

Sira is a professional show-jumper and a member of the swanky Barcelona Royal Polo Club.

She is also an influencer, and has 210,000 followers on Instagram.

Her dad's Spain side play Morocco in the last-16 on Tuesday night.

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