WATCH: Ashley Cole explains how that infamous Roma team photo came to be

He points the figure at Urby Emanuelson for leaning forward at an inopportune moment

Ashley Cole, Roma

Picture by: RICH SCHULTZ / AP/Press Association Images

A couple of seasons ago, Ashley Cole became the subject of some social media gold after his appearance in a AS Roma team photo.

The Los Angeles Galaxy and ex-England, Arsenal and Chelsea left-back, who left the Italian capital for Major League Soccer in January, was pictured standing far apart from his then-Giallorossi team-mates, prompting amused questions about how well he was integrating at a new club.

Via AS Roma Twitter

However, Soccer AM have got the chance to ask Cole about it and he points the finger at Urby Emanuelson for moving forward and creating the vast space that was later captured in the image: