Jon Parkin reveals hilarious story involving Fabio Cannavaro and a broken golf buggy

first_img predicted 4 “Why on earth would you want this?” 😂😂Jon Parkin tells @tSHandJ about the time Fabio Cannavaro asked to swap shirts!— talkSPORT (@talkSPORT) September 12, 2018Parkin’s book, Feed The Beast, is out on September 13 and charts his career and antics both on and off the pitch Cannavaro tackles Zinedine Zidane during the World Cup Final of 2006 Most Read Football Stories Parkin in action for Stoke City revealed silverware England’s most successful clubs of the past decade, according to trophies won 4 Sure they’ve won the Champions League, but have you ever marked a 17 stone striker from Barnsley? He said: “I was bandaged up (after injuries sustained writing off a golf buggy during a pre-season incident) and I had my shin pads over that and my sock and though it was painful, I was okay for the bench.“They had Sergio Ramos, Pepe and Raul playing and when I came on for the second half, I was being marked by Fabio Cannavaro, capped 136 times by Italy. gameday cracker BEST OF Every time Ally McCoist lost it on air in 2019, including funny XI reactions “I tried a 40-yard chip that skimmed the bar. It would have been nice if it had gone in, but they knocked it around in their sleep and won 2-0. It had been a piece of p*** for them.“I asked Cannavaro after the game if I could have his shirt and he nodded, took it off and handed it to me. As I walked away I felt a tap on my shoulder and he pointed at my shirt. I said: “You want this?” tense 4 Jon Parkin is renowned as one of the most colourful and entertaining lower-league footballers of his generation.The 6″4 tall, 17 stone striker played for Preston North End, Hull City, York City and Cardiff City to name just a few from a career spanning two decades. Now at National League North side York City, ‘The Beast’ is releasing an autobiography on September 13th to give fans a glimpse into the supposedly glamorous lifestyle of footballers.In a snippet released to the Daily Mirror, Parkin recalls the time he played against Real Madrid in a pre-season friendly for Stoke City.Pitted against arguably the greatest defender of all time Fabio Cannavaro, the 36-year-old reveals he wasn’t exactly in the best shape after writing off a golf buggy on holiday previously. Green reveals how he confronted Sarri after Chelsea’s 6-0 defeat at Man City Liverpool news live: Klopp reveals when Minamino will play and issues injury update Cannavaro won the World Cup as captain of Italy in 2006, the same year he won the Balon d’Or The average first-team salaries at every Premier League club in 2019 How Everton could look in January under Ancelotti with new signings scrap Gerrard launches furious touchline outburst as horror tackle on Barisic sparks chaos latest “He just nodded and I was thinking, ‘What the f*** for? To wipe your dog down after a walk?’“I handed it over, we shook hands and that was it. I still have his shirt, framed in my house. I bet my quadruple XL Stoke shirt with ‘Parkin’ on has got pride of place in his house, too.”Parkin came on the Hawksbee and Jacobs Show on Tuesday to discuss the incident, check out the hilarious footage below! Boxing Day fixtures: All nine Premier League games live on talkSPORT 4last_img

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