Arsenal’s Samir Nasri pays £16,000 for a night with Rihanna
PUBLISHED: 15:24 01 June 2011 | UPDATED: 16:32 01 June 2011
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Gunner Samir Nasri was among the Arsenal stars flashing the cash at the club’s annual charity ball as he won tickets to see R’n’B star Rihanna.
The winger donated £16,000 for a box at the O2 to see the singer in concert.
Nasri was joined by his teammates, manager Arsène Wenger and a celebrities at the Emirates Stadium for a dinner and auction in aid of Centrepoint, the club’s charity of the season.
The evening brought in £250,000 for the homelessness charity – helping the Gunners to smash their £500,000 fundraising target for the year.
Mr Wenger said: “The annual ball is the culmination of a wonderful partnership with our charity of the season, which the players and myself always look forward to.”
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