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Klas Ingesson the Lumberjack and the 10 Strangest Second Jobs of Footballers
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Not everybody who plays the beautiful game gets signed as a teenager before retiring—with a large bank balance—to a life of punditry or leisure.

Former Gillingham player and manager Andy Hessenthaler, for example, turned professional a little later in life and was a bathroom fitter in his youth and early career—I know this because he fitted my bathroom!

Meanwhile, former Sweden and Sheffield Wednesday midfielder Klas Ingesson pursued his "dream" of being a lumberjack after retirement.

Here are 10 of the strangest pre- and post-playing career occupations from the world of football.

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