United Nations chief poses proudly with fake Bono in Twitter picture gaffe

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A United Nations dignitary was left red-faced after tweeting a picture of himself meeting a Bono lookalike he mistook for the real U2 frontman.

General Assembly president Vuk Jeremic was left stuck in an embarrassing moment he couldn’t get out of after sharing the snap with his thousands of followers online.

Posing proudly with the convincing doppelganger, the star struck politician was captured pulling a traditional Serbian three-dinger salute next to his bogus new best friend.

Unfortunately the 37-year-old had in fact just met Pavel Sfera, a full-time professional Bono lookalike.

‘I thought it was Bono,’ he confessed after the gaffe was exposed in the Serbian press.

British businesswoman Sanela Jenkins, whose family are from Serbia, spotted the picture and contacted the real life U2 frontman.

‘I contacted Bono and told him about it,’ she explained.

Sebian-born Sfera bills himself as the number one Bono lookalike in the world and…

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