It’s not cool and it’s not clever. But, laughing in the face of doctors who protest that good health is essential to be a good athlete, here are five footballers that have been snapped ‘fagging’ it.
Oh you know, only one of the modern games greatest players enjoys a cheeky puff. Although it’s unlikely his lung capacity would have ever hindered his ability to put the ball on a sixpence, Zidane did once front an anti-smoking campaign. May be this is what Marco Materazzi pointed out to him in the final.
What is a cool, reclusive, Eastern European intellectual footballer without a fag in his gob? Berbatov’s penchant for fine art and fine dining also stretches to fine tobacco it seems.
The Argentinean wizard has no doubt smoked many a different substance in his jovial life but it’s clear from this photograph that he prefers nothing else than to put his Hand to his Gob to insert a fine cigar.
At the epicenter of recalcitrant individualism that flowed through Amsterdam during the 60’s and 70’s, was the Dutch master, Johan Cruyff. Cruyff was and in many ways still is, Dutch football’s pin-up boy. It’s also well known that he enjoyed a good puff after a good meal.
The England striker was caught out in 2008 when a large space opened up in his diary during the summer following the national team’s failure to qualify for the European championships. Wayne, instead, spent his summer relaxing in a pool with a pack of Lambert like all classy Scousers.
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