A prominent Swedish politician was forced into a rapid U-turn after he accidentally posted an image of his genitals on photo-sharing website Instagram.
Lars Ohly, who was intending to share a photo of a new Liverpool FC tattoo on his leg, failed to notice that his penis was visible in the background.
The 56-year-old quickly removed the revealing snap, but not before his oversight had been spotted by social media users.
Despite facing a barrage of ridicule, former Left Party leader Ohly made light of the potential political crisis.
He tweeted: "Ha, ha, I accidentally posted a picture on Instagram that showed more than intended. Now corrected".
Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt, of the rival Moderate Party, joked: "Congratulations - finally, after all these years you have made a genuine public breakthrough."
Ohly has vowed to follow "a more thorough uploading review process" in the future.