Bend it Like Damian Lewis, Part II

source: Soccer Aid
source: Soccer Aid

We talked about Damian Lewis as a BIG Liverpool fan earlier here. There is a bit more to that story — Damian is also a BIG fan of Steven Gerrard — for those of you that don’t know who that is: Gerrard used to be the captain of both Liverpool and England’s national team — he left Liverpool after 17 seasons to play for LA Galaxy this season.

Now… Does Damian go to Anfield to watch Liverpool play? “I go to Anfield”  he says, “but I am a southern armchair supporter mostly.” No wonder Match of the Day is on top of his recording list! And, according to an interview with the Daily Record, Damian once remarks his dream job would be to wear the Liverpool No. 10 shirt and clean Steven Gerrard’s boots. Oh yes… Boots! Continue reading “Bend it Like Damian Lewis, Part II”

Pongo Opener Finishes with an Impressive Half Century: Or, Damian Lewis Plays Cricket

Many actors have personal trainers and personal chefs keeping them in fit employable shape. Damian Lewis may have these advantages too for all we know. But more likely (and evidence confirms) that he maintains his footballer’s body by….playing football.

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Damian Lewis and Zinedine Zidane 2010 Unicef Soccer Aid charity football match at Old Trafford; source: photobucket

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