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Andrei Arshavin’s wife Alisa claimed she was a secret agent as she was kicked off plane for ‘obstructive behaviour’

ANDREY ARSHAVIN’S wife was kicked off a flight for “obstructive behaviour” – despite claiming she was a Russian spy. Russia legend Arshavin was a real Arsenal flier at the p…

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ANDREY ARSHAVIN'S wife was kicked off a flight for "obstructive behaviour" – despite claiming she was a Russian spy.

Russia legend Arshavin was a real Arsenal flier at the peak of his career – but wife Alisa was anything but during her bizarre experience on an Aeroflot plane in Moscow.

 Alisa Arshavin was booted off a Moscow flight set for Kazakhstan, where her famous footballing husband Andrey playsInstagram @alisiaarshavina Alisa Arshavin was booted off a Moscow flight set for Kazakhstan, where her famous footballing husband Andrey plays

She insisted the reason she was thrown off the flight was her baby daughter's nappy smelling too bad.

But the Russian airline tonight released a statement with a serious of amazing claims about her behaviour on Saturday's flight to Kazakhstan's biggest city Almaty.

Aeroflot say she repeatedly ignored warnings, tried to seat her nanny in a business class seat when she had only had an economy ticket, and then took one of her children out of a seat when the plane was set to take-off.

Aeroflot also allege Alisa told them "on several occasions" she was a major in the Federal Security Service.

 Andrey Arshavin played more than 100 games for Arsenal and won 75 Russia capsPA:Empics Sport Andrey Arshavin played more than 100 games for Arsenal and won 75 Russia caps  Attacker Andrey Arshavin is one of the best-known players from RussiaAP:Associated Press Attacker Andrey Arshavin is one of the best-known players from Russia

In contrast, the 35-year-old has alleged head attendant Anastasia Kurakina forced her to leave due to her 10-month-old daughter Eseniya's smelly nappy.

According to Russian media, Alisa claims "fasten seatbelt" signs came on when she wanted to change a nappy.

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She says she was not given the few seconds she asked for to put her baby back in the seat.

Then she insists was made to get off the plane with her two daughters.

But her story conflicts with sources quoted in Russian media, who say she argued with cabin crew soon after boarding.

One witness said Alisa offered to pay to upgrade her nanny's seat and, when that request was refused, still seated the nanny next to her.

The flight was then delayed by around two hours before Alisa was taken off.

Alisa's 36-year-old husband has been playing for Kazakhstan Premier League side Kairat since March 2016.

An Aeroflot statement said: "On Saturday 6 January business-class passenger Alisa Arshavina, together with her children and their nanny, were removed from Flight SU1946 from Moscow to Almaty following obstructive behaviour and disregarding the crew's requests.

The decision to deplane the passengers was taken by the captain of the aircraft.

 Ex-Arsenal hero Andrey Arshavin has played more than 50 games for top-flight Kazakh side KairatPA:Empics Sport Ex-Arsenal hero Andrey Arshavin has played more than 50 games for top-flight Kazakh side Kairat An amazing volley dumps Arsenal out of the FA Cup and wins the Gillette Precision Play of the weekend

"According to the report of Aeroflot's senior flight attendant, Alisa Arshavina ignored requests from cabin crew to follow the airline's regulations and attempted to seat her nanny in the business class cabin despite the fact that her ticket was for economy class, thus violating the conditions of travel.

"Moreover, the passenger refused to follow the instructions of flight attendants during preparation for take-off in terms of safety requirements.

"In addition, one of her children was not wearing a seatbelt and was not in its seat when the plane was ready for take-off and began to taxi.

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"Two hundred metres before the runway Alisa Arshavina unfastened her seatbelt and the seatbelt of her child, which is categorically forbidden by safety regulations.

"The passenger had received multiple warnings from the cabin crew that such actions were not permitted, and was ultimately given a written warning. However, she continued to disregard requests from the crew.

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