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10 hobbies of football stars that will surprise you

Petr Cech has several videos of his drumming skills on youtube
Umang Mohnot
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Modified 14 Jan 2015, 23:12 IST
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Football the way it’s played nowadays, is an intense business and the players definitely need some off time to relax. This is where a hobby comes in handy. Some may have hobbies to just recharge themselves while for some it could well be a career after they’re done with their playing days. The likes of Petr Cech, who his known for his drumming skills have revolutionised the way we look at footballers. It has highlighted the fact that they are normal human beings, who do have a life outside football. So, let’s go beyond the stereotype and find out what they do in their free time. Here are 10 mostly unknown hobbies of footballers:

#1 Petr Cech Drumming

While he protects his team from being drummed on the football pitch, Petr Cech is more than a half decent drummer off it. The Chelsea shot-stopper posts covers of various songs in, which he performs on his own YouTube channel.

In 2013, he even performed Nirvana's 'Smells Like Teen Spirit' at a Czech Republic music festival and later that year met up with Queen drummer, Roger Taylor for a jam session in a BBC feature.

With Cech not getting much playing time this season, since the return of Belgian, Thibaut Courtois, he might want to be invest more time in his drumming instead.

Here is Cech performing ‘Clocks’ by Coldplay:

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Published 14 Jan 2015, 18:22 IST
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