What with the horse racing and the big stakes gambling, Michael Owen’s lifestyle can’t be a doddle to finance, even on a BT Sport contract.
Owen’s stable, Manor Park, hasn’t exactly been hitting the heights lately, and we’ve heard recently that a VIP bookmaker has withdrawn their credit line to him as he’s racked up a fair few losses.
Perhaps this explains why he’s taken such low-grade brand ambassador work. If you’ve heard TalkSport you can’t have missed his ambulance-chasing ads for a Manchester law firm (“Hi, my name’s Michael Owen and I know what it’s like to be injured. If you’ve been injured…” etc)
But even those ads aren’t a patch on this excruciating Dubai promo…
[Watch on YouTube]