JOE COLE has revealed a naughty secret from his football past.
The Chelsea legend appeared on TV to help with the Champions League group stage draw.
Cole was asked to pull the teams from all 32 clubs out of the hat to decide their fate in the competition.
Before driving off, he was asked about his memories of the last venue of the year, Wembley Stadium.
He said: “It’s very romantic, especially for English players. I also played at old Wembley.”
However, the 41-year-old then revealed he snuck into old Wembley as a child without a ticket.
A mischievous grin crossed his face as he opened the lid to his childhood memories of Boden.
He joked: “I lived not far from (Wembley) and used to sneak in when I didn’t have a ticket.”
Luckily, glamorous TNT Sports presenter Reshmin Chowdhury chuckled at the admission before replying: “We’re releasing you.”
Following the reveal, fans rushed to share their thoughts online.
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Taking to Twitter, one fan wrote: “Joe Cole just admitted he used to sneak into Wembley without a ticket lmao.”
A second declared: “Arrest Joe Cole immediately for sneaking into Wembley Stadium.”
“Arrest Joe Cole for his crimes,” joked a third.
A fourth remarked: “Joe Cole only spoke for a minute but was still able to relate how he snuck into Wembley Stadium unaided.”
a ticket & hoping for favorable draws for English teams…
“No, this man was NEVER media savvy 😭.”
Cole also sent fans into hysterics after making a horrified face as he pulled Crvena Zvezda, aka Red Star Belgrade, out of the hat.
Moderator Pedro Pinto joked that the former England international had “played it safe” in his choice of phrase.
The Serbian club is referred to as Red Star Belgrade in English-speaking countries, while it is called Crvena Zvezda in its home country.
Despite Cole’s admission and his antics, fans were left devastated that the draw will never be the same as the Champions League faces a reshuffle next season.
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