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Michael Essien goes into cycling

Published on: 15 August 2010

Chelsea star Michael Essien has stunned team-mates by kicking his £190,000 Lamborghini into touch and pedalling into work on a PUSH BIKE.

He regularly cycles the 10-mile round trip from his Surrey mansion to the Blues' Cobham training ground.

Shocked Premier League buddies have even nicknamed the £120,000-a-week Ghana midfielder "Lance", after Tour de France legend Lance Armstrong.

While the rest park up their Bentleys and Porsches, Michael, 27, cuts a cool figure in helmet and wraparound shades as he gets off his £1,300 two-wheeled racer.

The Stamford Bridge hero, injured for much of last season, said: "I started coming in by bike because I found it interesting.

"I just thought it would be a nice journey - and it's good for my fitness."

Comments

  • Issah Lampard says:
    August 15, 2010 06:48 pm
    CHISEL MAN.. I DON'T KNOW EXACTLY WHERE THIS MAN HIS HIDING HIS DOLLARS... ESSIEN WHERE HAVE U HIDE UR MONEY..PLS TELL ME AND I NEED ONLY 20,000 POUNDS ONLY FOR MY FAMILY.LOL
  • RICH says:
    August 15, 2010 07:15 pm
    yes, this shows how serious he is.
  • d-rock says:
    August 15, 2010 09:25 pm
    it is all ways of exercising.. i love that michael......thats wats up ......
  • CYRUS says:
    August 16, 2010 10:20 am
    Its a form of exercise and also good for your fitness.I wished you will go for training on it everyday....
  • BAZAADUT says:
    August 16, 2010 11:38 am
    THIS IS VERY SERIOUS THINKING. ITS GOOD FOR HIS FITNESS AND IT WILL ALLOW HIM TO GET SOME FUN RIDING.
  • sense says:
    August 16, 2010 12:54 pm
    at issah what the hell are talking about??? it is his own decision wether to drive or even fly to the training grounds!!!! igt has nothing to do with chisselness
  • Godfred Gaogli says:
    August 17, 2010 12:43 pm
    i love ur new way of exercising.it makes ur knee stronger and better.
  • Payin says:
    August 19, 2010 11:55 am
    Make Ghana proud,we love u...
  • konviaku says:
    October 22, 2013 09:51 pm
    What is greatness