Thursday 14 December 2017

Rickie Lambert's dad sacked as warehouse worker for smashing vending machine

Rickie Lambert
Rickie Lambert

Ray Lambert, father of England and Liverpool striker Rickie, has been sacked from his job as a warehouse worker for causing damage to a company vending machine.

The 54-year-old, who is due to fly out to Brazil to watch England's last two group matches, smashed the glass panel while trying to retrieve a stuck cup of coffee.

Don't fret Mr Lambert the coffee in Brazil is legendary.

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