Former Chelsea striker Mikael Forssell, who now plays for VfL Bochum in Germany, just wanted to get to practice the other day. All he wanted to do was go to work like every other normal human being in the world, but he just couldn't. Because of a cat.
Yes, Forssell exited his house and was on his merry way to practice when disaster struck. A cat was posted up right next to his car, and given that Forssell is allergic to cats, there was nothing he could do but just stand there and wait for the misery to end.
Explaining his tardiness to his coach must have been interesting. It's one thing to say a dog ate your homework, but saying a cat has taken your car hostage is a whole other story.
- Jack Jorgensen