Former footballer jailed because of what was in his underwear

Rebecca Smith prosecuting

A former footballer has been jailed after drugs worth £50,000 were found hidden in an armchair.

Max Norman, who lists his past clubs on his LinkedIn page as including Tranmere Rovers and Manchester City, was caught with quantities of heroin, crack and cocaine three times within the space of two months. On one occasion, police discovered his illegal stash after it fell out of his underwear.

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