Aleksandar Dragovic spent only one season at Leicester Metropolis however has spoken glowingly in regards to the membership – together with the ingesting tradition on the King Energy Stadium.
Dragovic performed for the Foxes through the 2017-18 marketing campaign, on mortgage from Bayer Leverkusen, and rapidly took to the camaraderie throughout the squad.
Reflecting upon his one time period within the East Midlands, the Austrian says that they ‘have been typically within the pub’ and regarded again fondly on their mid-season journey to Stockholm – revealing that they spent three days ingesting and partying simply earlier than their FA Cup quarter-final towards Chelsea on March 18, 2018.
Aleksandar Dragovic has lifted the lid on Leicester’s ingesting tradition throughout his one time period there
Dragovic spent the 2017-18 season on mortgage on the Foxes and has a fond reminiscence of Jamie Vardy
Throughout a three-day mid-season alcohol-fuelled break partying in Stockholm, Vardy (pictured in coaching dressed as Spiderman) performed pranks on the locals whereas in fancy costume
The journey was only a few days earlier than Leicester’s FA Cup quarter-final defeat by Chelsea
Leicester misplaced that tie 2-1 in extra-time however their show sounds all of the extra exceptional contemplating they spent three-days partying within the Swedish capital – together with Jamie Vardy’s pranks on the Stockholm locals whereas in fancy costume.
‘Earlier than our cup sport towards Chelsea the gamers flew to Stockholm for 3 days, with out the supervisor [Claude Puel],’ the Austria worldwide informed German web site Spox.com.
‘It was all organized with the membership, and so they even despatched a few safety workers with us.
‘Then we partied for 3 days lengthy. One time we rampaged by way of the town in fancy costume.
‘Jamie saved bursting into retailers wearing his costume, and scaring the native folks.
Dragovic made 17 appearances for the Foxes earlier than he returned to Bayer Leverkusen
‘We performed Chelsea only a day and a half after returning, and solely misplaced after additional time. One thing like this is able to be unthinkable in Germany.
‘The folks at Leicester would even inform us to exit for drinks collectively. The gamers have been typically within the pub.
‘In fact we did not drink a lot we might not stroll – however it was no downside for us to have a number of beers.’
Dragovic did not characteristic in that FA Cup tie however did make 17 appearances general for Leicester throughout that 2017-18 time period.
The 30-year-old then returned to Bayer Leverkusen and remained there till this summer time, when he joined Serbian aspect Purple Star Belgrade on a three-year deal.
The Austria centre again is now at Purple Star Belgrade – having joined the membership forward of this time period