Tuesday 24 October 2017

BOD joins sporting elite on Monte Carlo red carpet...but check out those runners

Brian ODriscoll and his sister Susan Bradley attend the 2017 Laureus World Sports Awards at the Salle des Etoiles,Sporting Monte Carlo on February 14, 2017 in Monaco, Monaco. (Photo by Matthew Lewis/Getty Images for Laureus)
Brian ODriscoll and his sister Susan Bradley attend the 2017 Laureus World Sports Awards at the Salle des Etoiles,Sporting Monte Carlo on February 14, 2017 in Monaco, Monaco. (Photo by Matthew Lewis/Getty Images for Laureus)
Brian ODriscoll and his sister Susan Bradley attend the 2017 Laureus World Sports Awards at the Salle des Etoiles,Sporting Monte Carlo on February 14, 2017 in Monaco, Monaco. (Photo by Matthew Lewis/Getty Images for Laureus)
Singer Ronan Keating and guest attend the 2017 Laureus World Sports Awards at the Salle des Etoiles,Sporting Monte Carlo on February 14, 2017 in Monaco, Monaco. (Photo by Matthew Lewis/Getty Images for Laureus)
Singer Ronan Keating and guest attend the 2017 Laureus World Sports Awards at the Salle des Etoiles,Sporting Monte Carlo on February 14, 2017 in Monaco, Monaco. (Photo by Matthew Lewis/Getty Images for Laureus)
Hosts Hugh Grant and Kate Abdo on stage during the 2017 Laureus World Sports Awards at the Salle des Etoiles,Sporting Monte Carlo on February 14, 2017 in Monaco, Monaco. (Photo by Matthew Lewis/Getty Images for Laureus)
Prince Albert II of Monaco and his wife Charlene, Princess of Monaco attend the 2017 Laureus World Sports Awards at the Salle des Etoiles,Sporting Monte Carlo on February 14, 2017 in Monaco, Monaco. (Photo by Eamonn M. McCormack/Getty Images for Laureus)
Laureus World Sportswoman of the Year Award nominee Gymnast Simone Biles of the US attends the 2017 Laureus World Sports Awards at the Salle des Etoiles,Sporting Monte Carlo on February 14, 2017 in Monaco, Monaco. (Photo by Matthew Lewis/Getty Images for Laureus)
Prince Albert II of Monaco and his Charlene,Princess of Monaco attend the 2017 Laureus World Sports Awards at the Salle des Etoiles,Sporting Monte Carlo on February 14, 2017 in Monaco, Monaco. (Photo by Matthew Lewis/Getty Images for Laureus)
Laureus World Comeback of the Year nominee Swimmer Michael Phelps of the US and Nicole Phelps attend the 2017 Laureus World Sports Awards at the Salle des Etoiles,Sporting Monte Carlo on February 14, 2017 in Monaco, Monaco. (Photo by Matthew Lewis/Getty Images for Laureus)
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You can't be good at everything.

Brian O'Driscoll might be king on the rugby pitch, but we're still trying to figure out the inspiration behind his black tie ensemble at Tuesday night's Laureus awards in Monte Carlo.

The retired athlete (38), who brought his sister Susan Bradley as his date, was one of the sporting VIPs at the exclusive bash which saw Prince Albert and Princess Charlene of Monaco, US Olympic legend Michael Phelps and gold medallist Simone Biles on the guestlist.

But our eyes were fixated firmly at BOD's feet. The father-of-two finished off his classic black tuxedo with a pair of white Adidas runners and has divided the fashion police.

Brian ODriscoll and his sister Susan Bradley attend the 2017 Laureus World Sports Awards at the Salle des Etoiles,Sporting Monte Carlo on February 14, 2017 in Monaco, Monaco. (Photo by Matthew Lewis/Getty Images for Laureus)
Brian ODriscoll and his sister Susan Bradley attend the 2017 Laureus World Sports Awards at the Salle des Etoiles,Sporting Monte Carlo on February 14, 2017 in Monaco, Monaco. (Photo by Matthew Lewis/Getty Images for Laureus)

Maybe Amy Huberman will launch a new men's shoe range?

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