WATCH as this football superstar trains in new job as WWE wrestler

By Alex Taylor

Not all footballers retire, release a book and become a pundit.

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Vinnie Jones became a movie star and Thomas Gravesen even turned himself into a professional poker player worth £80million!

Tim Wiese

Footballer turned wrestler: Tim Wiese

Now there is another name to add to the list of footballers that have taken-up weird occupations after retiring.

Tim Wiese, the former Werder Bremen goalkeeper, is now a WWE wrestler!

Check out him practicing below:

It’s a strange new career path, but he should be good at using his hands!

Wiese has now accepted Triple H’s offer to train at the WWE Performance Center and is on his way to new-found stardom.

Although from what we can tell in the video, he still needs a fair bit of practice.

I’m not sure spinning someone around in a headlock will keep the crowds entertained forever.

But, of course, he’s not the only footballer to have take the plunge into WWE. Check out this video of Wayne Rooney below:

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