I would eat beef for Didier Drogba, fish for Sergio Aguero: Nemanja Vidic

Mar 13, 2018, 08:39 IST | PTI

Beef and chicken for Didier Drogba, fish for Sergio Aguero - former Manchester United star Nemanja Vidic's meticulously planned pre-match diet, back in the day, certainly provides food for thought

Nemanja Vidic
Nemanja Vidic

Beef and chicken for Didier Drogba, fish for Sergio Aguero — former Manchester United star Nemanja Vidic's meticulously planned pre-match diet, back in the day, certainly provides food for thought.

Vidic, who had earned a reputation as one of the world's best centre-backs during his days at Old Trafford, was in the country recently to launch the India chapter of Football For Peace.

"I eat more chicken, beef and pasta before the game (when I have to play against Drogba but if I play against Aguero I eat fish, you know, right food to maybe lose one or two kilos," Vidic said, recalling his preparations before lining up against the world's best in his heydays. Football For Peace, which is supported by the English Premier League and the UK Foreign Office, will identify 10-12 cities in the country as part of its Cities for Peace initiative.

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