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Leicester gamers ‘have been typically within the pub’, reveals former on-loan defender Aleksandar Dragovic

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Leicester gamers ‘have been typically within the pub’, reveals former on-loan defender Aleksandar Dragovic
Leicester gamers ‘have been typically within the pub’, reveals former on-loan defender Aleksandar Dragovic


Ex-Leicester loanee Aleksandar Dragovic reveals Foxes stars ‘have been typically within the pub’ and remembers how Jamie Vardy saved ‘scaring the native folks’ whereas carrying fancy costume throughout three-day occasion in Stockholm

  • Defender Aleksandar Dragovic spent the 2017-18 season on mortgage at Leicester
  • The centre again says in March 2018 the squad have been allowed a three-day vacation 
  • Throughout their time in Stockholm, they partied and Jamie Vardy pranked the locals
  • The three-day alcohol-fuelled journey was simply days earlier than a FA Cup quarter-final tie











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 drinking culture during his one term there

Aleksandar Dragovic has lifted the lid on Leicester’s ingesting tradition throughout his one time period there

Dragovic spent the 2017-18 season on loan at the Foxes and has a fond memory of Jamie Vardy

Dragovic spent the 2017-18 season on mortgage on the Foxes and has a fond reminiscence of Jamie Vardy

During a three-day mid-season alcohol-fuelled break partying in Stockholm, Vardy (pictured in training dressed as Spiderman) played pranks on the locals while in fancy dress

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 trip was just a few days before Leicester's FA Cup quarter-final defeat by Chelsea

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 before he returned to Bayer Leverkusen

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 back is now at Red Star Belgrade - having joined the club ahead of this term

The Austria centre again is now at Purple Star Belgrade – having joined the membership forward of this time period

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