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Players who smoke

Discussion in 'Football Talk' started by Lord Dula, Aug 9, 2006.

  1. Lord Dula

    Lord Dula New Member Elite

    Right bit of weird one but I was just wondering if you know of any players that smoke.

    I know Zizou, Roberto Carlos and back in the day, Vialli and Boksic smoked, but do you lot know of anymore?

    I'm just curious.
     
  2. Exiled In Newcastle

    Exiled In Newcastle New Member

    I think it's more common than you think. I've often seen footballers out and about in clubs and stuff and the majority of them are having the odd fag.

    Incidentally, when he was at Arsenal John Hollins fronted a national anti-smoking campaign. He left the campaign when it came out he was a smoker...
     
  3. Gurgen

    Gurgen New Member Elite

    Johan Cruijff used to smoke. Then his heart stopped a couple of times...
     
  4. Canuck

    Canuck New Member Elite

    deja vu.
    This has been discussed before in here.
     
  5. Clrnc

    Clrnc Well-Known Member Trusted

    players who smoke will affect their performance and fitness. wonder why zizou and carlos is still so strong
     
  6. Buhry

    Buhry New Member

    It would definately damage their fitness, smoking and professional football ain't the best combination.
     
  7. cubbz_th14

    cubbz_th14 New Member

    an occasional fag is alright i guess, i'm sure they dont go though a 20 deck everyday.. :lol:
     
  8. Revolution

    Revolution Well-Known Member

    Yeah, apparently he was a chain smoker, and smoke a couple before big games and after.
     
  9. Meatwad

    Meatwad New Member

    Over here in America athletes don't smoke cigarettes (I'm not talking John Kruk style baseball players who say things like "lady I'm not an athlete" and golfers, car drivers, etc. in other words real athletes), they might smoke weed, but they don't smoke the cancer stick.
     
  10. >YounGunner<

    >YounGunner< New Member

    I read Rooney has the odd Fag.
     
  11. Mostarac

    Mostarac New Member Trusted

    I think I read somewhere that Paolo Di Canio also smokes.
     
  12. AGooner

    AGooner New Member

    David Ginola and Adrian Mutu were 20 fags a day men.

    Apparently they also smoked.
     
  13. >YounGunner<

    >YounGunner< New Member

    Socrates the Brazilian Legend smoked 20-30 fags a day and still made the game look easy.
     
  14. Mostarac

    Mostarac New Member Trusted

    That is nothing compared to some smokers in my family, they smoke 30 cigarettes a day.
     
  15. >YounGunner<

    >YounGunner< New Member

    Fabien Barthez is a heavy smoker and Gazza is too. Lee Bowyer and Chris Armstrong have tested positive for pot
     
  16. flaunt

    flaunt New Member Trusted

    Well, pot and cigarettes are different.

    Pot is medicinal :D

    I think nowadays it's rare for the top footballers to smoke regularly - especially at Arsenal - simply because of all the running the modern game needs. You can't afford to be short of breath.
     
  17. guenuk

    guenuk New Member

    did hamman smokes like a chimney
     
  18. oOTruGunNaOo

    oOTruGunNaOo New Member

    Joe Cole and Rosicky smoke weed
     
  19. Gooner83

    Gooner83 New Member

    I smoke and i seriously think it would effect my workrate... goalkeepers are ok.
     
  20. fabtastic

    fabtastic New Member

    this is intresting to read, how do you know people smoke weed?
     

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