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Vanessa Perroncel will be forever known as the biggest football femme fatale this side of Sandra Redknapp.
For those who don’t know her by name, you’ll be more than familiar with her work. She was Wayne Bridge’s girlfriend who allegedly had an affair with Wayne’s then-Chelsea and England teammate and captain, John Terry.
This led to them falling out and the famous missed handshake when Wayne’s next club, Manchester City, played Terry’s Chelsea
And it also led to Wayne refusing to play for England while John Terry was in the side.
Wayne Bridge now plays for Championship side Brighton Hove Albion.
But that’s not all, the Terry/Bridge/Perroncel affair also led to an on-pitch spat between Anton Ferdinand and John Terry, where allegedly Anton accused him of sleeping with his "mate’s missus" and John Terry allegedly racially abused Anton in return.
Which led to Anton and John Terry falling out.
And John Terry being stripped of the England captaincy, which led to then England manager Fabio Capello resigning prior to Euro 2012.
Which also led to Anton’s brother, Rio Ferdinand falling out with John Terry, giving the new England manager, Roy Hodgson the decision to having to choose between Terry and Rio when selecting the Euro 2012 squad. He chose JT, jeopardizing Rio's future with the national team.
But this also led to John Terry quitting the England team ahead of the FA finding him guilty of racial abuse.
So in a way, not only did Vanessa Perroncel hinder Wayne Bridge’s career. She hindered John Terry’s, Rio Ferdinand’s, Anton Ferdinand’s and Fabio Capello’s career.
Not bad for a day’s work.