The former Rangers midfielder Thomas Buffel can boast of an alcoholic beverage in his honor.
Thomas Buffel can be known by football fans for his games as part of Feyenoord (1999-2005) and Rangers (2005-08). He was an significant player of the Scottish club, having won the local Premier League and League Cup.
In addition, there are 36 matches on his account in the national Belgium team. Buffel has played for Cercle Brugge and Genk since 2008 in his motherland.
However, with the lack of the public attention due to his football performance, Buffel seems like managed to do it in a different way.
Thomas has recently taken decision to legalize his relationship with longtime girlfriend Stephanie. Buffel wanted to see a alcoholic beverage named after him as one of the wedding attributes. As a result, he agreed with the local distilleries, and they presented him «Buffel Gin».
The drink pleased much both visitors and manufacturers. Thus, they began to produce and sell one bottle of gin for £ 40.
The famous athletes, such as cyclist Sir Bradley Wiggins or the Sampdoria player Dennis Praet have already boasted of the drink’s taste.
Buffel himself commented on all this: “Maybe, professional sports and alcohol are not the most obvious combination. However, I would like to blaze a trail in the history of football as well as in the other business».