Kevin-Prince Boateng waited for a regulation post-match drug test with a beer and a smoke following Schalke's win at Bayer Leverkusen, according to German newspaper Bild (h/t The Daily Mirror's Alex Richards):
Kevin-Prince Boateng was pictured smoking a cigarette and drinking beer after Schalke's 2-1 win at Leverkusen. pic.twitter.com/189X0wOj6M— Alex Chaffer (@AlexChaffer) February 24, 2014
A remarkable picture surfaced of KPB looking decidedly relaxed during the wait, which led to a defence from Schalke, as Richards reports:
The picture recently came to light leading to Schalke general manager Horst Heldt having to defend the 26-year-old, signed from AC Milan in August.
According to Heldt, it's common for players to have a beer prior to a doping test as it helps them to give a sample.
Common, perhaps—yet it's hardly an everyday footballing image (not counting the nightclub jaunts, of course).
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