Ray Parlour admitted he was dropped by Arsene Wenger for 2 Arsenal video games after headbutting a bar following a heavy consuming session with Frank Lampard.
The Gunners legend was famend for his power and need in midfield, however he has since enhanced his status as some of the lethal marksman on the planet in the case of downing pints.
Again in his taking part in days, Parlour managed to keep up a stellar profession with a burgeoning social life, till one explicit incident left him requiring eight stitches in his face.
After a very heavy session with Chelsea legend Lampard, the central midfielder discovered himself face down on the ground of West Finish nightclub Café de Paris.
And Wenger was not finest happy with the ‘Romford Pele’, regardless of his finest makes an attempt to cowl it up.
“I’m simply eager about a narrative once I was in Café de Paris,” Parlour stated on Breakfast. “It’s a terrific little membership.
“And I used to be in there with Frank Lampard and his mate and I used to be in there with my mate, Chris McCarthy.
“And this child, he was about Frank’s age, bit youthful than me and he went, ‘Ray I’ve heard you possibly can drink, let’s have a consuming competitors!’
“So now, we’re knocking them again and I used to be getting a bit whoa and I keep in mind having just a few extra and abruptly, his mate had handed out on the bar and Frank was patting his head as a result of he was sweating and all types.
“They shot off and I used to be considering, ‘Younger youngsters attempt to have you ever over.’ As I attempted to get off the stool, I obtained my foot caught within the wire and I’ve headbutted the bar.
“I reduce all my head open and I had eight stitches and the supervisor got here and informed me to get out the again door as a result of I used to be nonetheless taking part in for Arsenal.
“So I went residence with my eye stitched up and I keep in mind going to coaching to Arsene Wenger checked out me and he went, ‘Ray, why are you placing make up on for?’ I had a black eye!
“So I stated, ‘Boss I hit my eye once I opened the door.’ I couldn’t say I head-butted a bar.
“However he discovered about it and he dropped me for 2 video games. He didn’t high-quality me, however he dropped me for 2 video games.”