Cycling to work when work is soccer

Now all of you footballers (aka soccer players) can have a role model to inspire you to join the 15mpd movement! According to, Chelsea FC midfielder Michael Essian has decided to make his 10 mile round trip to
the training grounds via bike – instead of sporting the Lamborghini.

Shocked Premier League buddies have even nicknamed the £120,000-a-week Ghana midfielder “Lance”, after Tour de France legend
Lance Armstrong.

While the rest park up their Bentleys and Porsches, Michael, 27, cuts a cool figure in helmet and wraparound shades as he gets off his
£1,300 two-wheeled racer.

— From “Michael Essian goes into cycling

But watch out Essian! I just happen to know of another footballer that may just be nipping on your heels – both on the pitch and the bike!

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  • rossdelduca

    Oh boy is right. Will be interesting to see how this plays out – especially given that Riis has essentially built all of his sponsors hopes for significant performance around ‘Bert so far. I’m betting a 2 year suspension for Contador is a damn scary thought for the guys over there at Saxo Bank.