Liverpool hero stopped going commando as a result of fears his balls would drop too low

Jason McAteer’s fears of his balls dropping too low pressured the previous Liverpool star to cease going commando.

The 52-year-old spent 4 years with the Premier League giants from 1995 to 1999, after becoming a member of his boyhood membership from Bolton Wanderers for £4.5million.

While McAteer by no means gained a trophy with Liverpool, he had the honour of being a member of the much-talked about ‘Spice Boys’ in a interval of transition on the membership as they introduced by way of kids resembling Michael Owen, Robbie Fowler, and Steven Gerrard.

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After leaving Liverpool in 1999, he went on to play for Blackburn Rovers, Sunderland, and Tranmere Rovers, however stays a preferred determine in Merseyside, however might not retain that very same stage of help when his admission about carrying underpants spreads throughout social media.

Speaking on the Under The Cosh podcast on Tuesday (February 27), McAteer revealed that he used to go commando and solely started carrying underpants once more after fearing his testicles would drop too low.

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Jason McAteer in action for Liverpool
He spent 4 seasons with Liverpool

The subject was introduced up by co-host comic Chris Brown who was itemizing the similarities between McAteer and former footballers Jon Parkin and Chris Brown.

One trait that the previous Republic of Ireland worldwide shared with Parkin is that they each did not put on underpants earlier than McAteer revealed he is since began to put on them.

Jason McAteer made an appearance on the Under the Cosh podcast
The ex-Liverpool star made an look on the Under the Cosh podcast

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Explaining his purpose, he stated: “I read this thing in a magazine that if you don’t [wear boxers], your b******* can drop really low and it’s not a good look as you get older.” He additionally spoke in regards to the medical points it might supposedly trigger as he added: “It can cause a testicular hernia by all accounts so it helps to wear them.

McAteer admitted that he goes “posh” with his underwear choices now as he continued: “I am going posh now, like Calvin Klein, it offers folks the excuse to purchase underwear to your Christmas presents cos that is all you get if you grow old, like socks and lingerie.”