Chairman of Stoke City and Bet365, Peter Coates revealed in an interview on BBC 5Live’s Sport Show yesterday that he once wanted to be the Pope.
He was asked by Mark Chapman about Bojan Krkic’s recent visit to the Vatican to play in Pope Francis’s “United For Peace” game in which he played with the likes of Diego Maradona, Ronaldhino, Totti, et al.
Peter said that he hadn’t seen it but went on to tell Mark about his ideal job when he was a young. He Said “People used to say what do you want to be when you grow up? I used to say The Pope! Here I am, I’ve settled for Stoke City”
Listen Again to the clip in the youtube clip below