When the ball stops rolling, the spotlights are turned off and the cameras go, the brightness of some football idol world disappears. Especially if your feet are muddy. This is the case many players bottoming dangerously. Whether for addictions, psychological problems, economic or a little of everything together, these formerly elite soccer players, They ended in the deepest depths. I remember five cases.
Paul Gascoine: excesses are known plenty, While they have led to a limit that has jeopardized his life on more than one occasion. Britain seems to have already embarked on a road of no return and naked images with only a dressing gown walking down the street did nothing but confirm an aggravated state for years and years of addiction. shame.
Lars Elstrup: the Dane won the European Championship 1992 Denmark and was also principal of the success by scoring the decisive penalty against the Netherlands in the semifinals and gave the Danes pass to the final. But his life after football took a disreputable way. He ended up in trouble assaults, excesses, prisons, depressions, suicide attempts and even sects. The last, I end up jumping naked in the middle of games to Handstand.
Diego Armando Maradona: It is one of the best players in the history of the sport. An idol of masses, a myth but has walked off the field too often hell. His cocaine addiction ruined his career and his life. He also had a dangerous morbid obesity and flirted with other neighborhood often. He had to undergo a stomach reduction operation to control their excess weight risk.
Julio Alberto: Bravo the Spanish player 80 He touched the bottom to the point of trying to end his life several times. His drug addiction dogged him so much that his story came close to come to an end many times. Another story of an athlete who had it all and almost throws his life away. In his biography he revealed a life full of excesses and very hard passages especially in childhood that marked worse.
Gianluca Pessotto: the legendary Italian defender of Juventus and transalpine selection, He attempted suicide in the year 2006, when it was little he had retired and worked for Juve. In the trial that sent the Italian club to Serie B for match-fixing, It was launched into space from one of the windows of the clubhouse, with a rosary in his hands and was serious for several weeks where their lives seriously endangered. Finally he recovered physically and mentally the event and managed to get ahead.