Colour us impressed: Burnley captain Clarke Carlisle popped up on Countdown last week. And he won. Twice.
Actually, we shouldn’t have been surprised; Carlisle already holds the title for Britain’s Brainiest Footballer and he described appearing on Countdown as a life long ambition.
(Is this guy really a footballer? Can someone check his ID, please?)
For those not in the know, Frank Lampard’s IQ is Mensa worthy, Aston Villa hottie Nigel Reo Coker has eleven GSCE’s, former Wigan star Arjan de Zeeuw has a degree in Medicine and Cesc Fabregas was having extra tuition in science and maths when he first moved to England.