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Mike Tyson Shows Up To Back League One Team

Why on earth would Tyson be in the East of England, crashing Indian restaurants, donning a Peterborough kit before their friendly with West Ham, and charging players for a photo with him? It's Mike Tyson. Why not?

Tyson's been poking around Europe doing some speaking engagements, but for some reason this took him to the town of Peterborough. After surprising diners at a curry house by showing up and ordering six custom vegan dishes (he's a vegan now, apparently), he took in a soccer game.


Wearing a Peterborough uniform, he gave a rousing halftime speech. Just see if you're not inspired:

I've never heard of Peterborough before but as soon as I heard it was West Ham I thought, we've got to really give it to them."

It didn't work; Peterborough lost 2-1. But all was not lost. Tyson happily posed for photos with players after the game. And, as unconfirmed rumors have it, he only charged them £30.

Mike Tyson makes appearance during West Ham friendly against Peterborough [Daily Telegraph]

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