CRICKET legend Andrew Flintoff has instructed how he recurrently made himself throw up throughout matches after being labelled “fats”.
The Prime Gear host, 42, additionally admitted he can’t now watch himself enjoying as he’s “ashamed” of how he seemed.
Cricket legend Andrew ‘Freddie’ Flintoff’ has spoken overtly about making himself throw up throughout matches after being labelled ‘fats’Credit score: Splash Information
The Prime Gear host admitted he cannot watch outdated footage of himself enjoying as he’s ‘ashamed’ of how he seemedCredit score: Getty Photographs – Getty
He mentioned: “I scored my first hundred in New Zealand in Christchurch. I got here off at lunch and threw my lunch up.
“I knew all of the grounds and the place it was simpler [to throw up]. Lord’s was a lot simpler as a result of the bogs have been away from the dressing rooms.”
He saved it secret, as he “didn’t need my relationship within the dressing room to vary — I knew what the response could be”.
Two-time Ashes winner “Freddie”, who has four kids with wife Rachel, 42, instructed 5Live’s Headliners: “I by no means look again on outdated video games. I can’t establish with that particular person. I see this one who is a stone-and-a-half heavier than what I’m now.”
He added: “I feel in some methods I assumed the best way I used to be coping with it I had a lid on it and I used to be muddling alongside in my very own method…
Flintoff mentioned: ‘I scored my first hundred in New Zealand in Christchurch. I got here off at lunch and threw my lunch up’Credit score: WARNING: Use of this picture is topic to the phrases of use of BBC Photos’ Digital Image
Flintoff received the Ashes twice and mentioned he was ‘managed’ by his consuming dysfunctionCredit score: Information Group Newspapers Ltd
“I keep in mind once I began making myself sick it felt like my resolution. I used to be getting hammered within the papers for being obese. I used to be generally known as the fats cricketer and it was the fast repair to do it.
“Then I went from doing it if I had a drink and doing it if I had eaten meals I did not need to eat or felt I should not eat, to then doing it most meals.
“That was then it began controlling me.”
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