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Pierluigi Gollini. (Photo by Enrico Locci/Getty Images)

10 bizarre times footballers tried their hand at music - From Hoddle & Waddle to Gazza rapping

Honestly lads, you shouldn’t have bothered...

By Jason Jones
Tuesday, 27th July 2021, 3:00 pm

Tottenham Hotspur completed the loan signing of goalkeeper Pierluigi Gollini from Atalanta over the weekend, and aside from the Italian's pedigree between the sticks, the most eye-catching detail about the deal is arguably the stopper’s exploits away from the pitch.

You see, Gollini is also a rapper, going by the name ‘Gollorius’. See what he did there?

It’s all pretty impressive actually, and if you came across the 26-year-old’s music before you saw him don his gloves, you'd be forgiven for thinking that music was his day job.

Nonetheless, Gollini’s foray into the world of hip hop got us thinking about other footballers who have swapped their boots for a mic, and we’ve rounded up 10 of the most notable, and most bizarre, for you here.

Click and scroll through the pages below to see who's been top of the pops and who’s been a straight-up flop…

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