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Know how a TV football presenter's beauty distracted players

India TV Sports Desk 13 Jan 2015, 10:54:46 AM IST
India TV Sports Desk

New Delhi: Katarina Sreckovi, Red Star Belgrade TV presenter feels feared for her job for a weird reason. In a never heard before incident, TV football presenter Sreckovic was ordered away from pitch area for being too attractive after players complained they 'couldn't concentrate' in her presence.

Katarina Sreckovic, hosts a show about Serbia's Red Star Belgrade.

Asked over the incident, TV football presenter said, she was told to leave the side of pitch on a number of occasions as players found her too attractive.

As per Serbia's Red Star Belgrade players, they struggled to answer interview questions in presence of Katarina.

Srekovic says she was worried as players 'might not be able to work with me at all.' because they found me too attraactive and players felt distracted.

'I admit it was a problem at the start but I think they've got used to me now,' she said. 'It was tough though because for a while it seemed as if they might not be able to work with me at all, says Srekovic.

The 25-year-old, who has studied Chinese and literature, said she feared for her future in what she described as her 'dream job' but the players appear to have got over it.

'I was also asked to go away a couple of times because I was a distraction on the pitch, and players complained that they couldn't concentrate.'

Sreckovic says she is a huge fan of Red Star, who won the European Cup in 1991, as is her boyfriend - who is not a footballer.

While going through a period of financial trouble Red Star remains a powerhouse in the Serbian SuperLiga alongside city rivals Partizan - their matches are referred to as 'the Eternal Derby'.

Adding to their hard times, Red Star were excluded from the Champions League for the 2014/15 season due to a breach in UEFA's Financial Fair Play regulations.

The club was found by European football's Club Financial Control Body to have numerous overdue payments to employees and other clubs.