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Liverpool Balls: Raheem Sterling Is The Giggling To An Early Grave

by | 15th, April 2015

Paul Sorene

 

3 May 1998:  Paul Gascoigne and Paul Merson of Middlesbrough celebrate a return to top flight football after a Nationwide Division One match against Oxford United at the Riverside Stadium in Middlesbrough, England. Middlesbrough won the match 4-1 to earnpromotion to the Premiership.  Mandatory Credit: Stu  Forster/Allsport

Not Raheem Sterling. 3 May 1998: Paul Gascoigne and Paul Merson of Middlesbrough celebrate a return to top flight football after a Nationwide Division One match against Oxford United at the Riverside Stadium in Middlesbrough, England. 

 

LIVERPOOL’S Raheem Sterling is part of a trend. The shisha smokin’, laughin’ gas inhalin’ star is just the latest footballer to be “involved in off the field controversy”. Well, so says the Daily Mail, which delivers five players who erred.

Here, Sportsmail details five other misbehaving stars involved in similar incidents away from the field.

According to the Daily Mail not breaking the law in the privacy of your own home is controversial. Raheem Sterling is now apparently in a ‘bad boys’ group with these bright young things:

Jack Wilshere: smoking tobacco.

Diego Maradona: taking shedloads of cocaine.

Saido Berahino: drink drving and inhaling nitrous oxide.

Paul Merson: drink, drugs and gambling.

Kyle Walker: inhaling ‘hippy crack’ through a balloon during a night out in Sheffield.

Having bracketed Sterling in a mixed groups of occasional tokers and hard-drugs users, the Mail ups the ante and looks at the Liverpool man’s impending death.

P.S. If you thought those guys misbehaved, here’s Robin Friday… The former Reading forward was the original bad boy and was better known for his drug-taking, drinking, womanising, fighting and smoking, despite being a talented player. He retired aged just 25 in 1977 and died 13 years later after suffering a heart attack.

Liverpool might want to check the length of any contract they offer Sterling. He’s doomed, I tell yer. Doomed!

PS: The Mail used to like controversial bad boys, you know, like Hitler and the Blackshirts:

 



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