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Footballers and their watches

by Michael Weare
14 June, 2011
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Michael Weare has been a professional writer for 30 years, writing about Japanese technology, German and Italian cars, British tailoring and Swiss watches. Michael manages the editorial content of Click Tempus and will be keeping the magazine fresh and informative with regular features, as well as bringing great writers to the magazine. Email: michael@clicktempus.com

7 Watches

The lads are all on holiday at the moment. It’s time to roam the malls of the 5 or 6 star resorts in which they are topping up their tans so as to top up on their watch collections. These seven Premier League players will settle for nothing less than premier league watches.

Didier Drogba’s diamond encrusted Audemars Piguet at £50,450 is the most costly, but let’s not forget that it’s little more than a couple of days pay. As for Fabregas’ £925 TAG Heuer, he could afford a new one every 15 minutes. Time and money; these guys have plenty of both.

Rio Ferdinand and his Franck Muller Conquistador

Rio Ferdinand and Franck Muller

£12,460, www.franckmullerwatches.co.uk
Known for his love of the fast life, Rio Ferdinand (Manchester United) is more restrained when it comes to choosing his watches. he is often seen out wearing a Conquistador, a self-winding watch that recalls the elegance of the thirties.

Frank Lampard and his Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Montoya

Frank Lampard and Audemars Piguet

£24,000, www.audemarspiguet.com
Chelsea’s Frank Lampard owns the limited-edition Montoya designed for F1 driver Juan Pablo Montoya. Just 500 of this highly sought after rose-gold model were made.

David Bentley and his Franck Muller Casablanca Date 8880

David Bentley and Franck Muller

£5350, www.franckmullerwatches.co.uk
With its simple, elegant face and self-winding mechanical movement, it’s easy to see why Tottenham Hotspur’s David Bentley wears this elegant, sporty model.

William Gallas and his IWC Portuguese Perpetual Calendar

William Gallas and IWC Portuguese
£17,500,www.iwc.com
This sophisticated piece with plenty of gadgets including a moon-phase indicator and a calendar that keeps the right date for 100 years, is the watch of choice for Arsenal’s William Gallas

Steven Gerrard and his Zenith Defy Xtreme Open Sea

Steven Gerrard and Zenith Defy Open Sea Extreme

£14,400, www.zenith-watches.com
Liverpool midfielder Steven Gerrard isn’t afraid to stand out with his aluminium, titanium and carbon-fibre chronograph, water-resistant to 1,000m and limited to 250 models worldwide.

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Michael Weare has been a professional writer for 30 years, writing about Japanese technology, German and Italian cars, British tailoring and Swiss watches. Michael manages the editorial content of Click Tempus and will be keeping the magazine fresh and informative with regular features, as well as bringing great writers to the magazine. Email: michael@clicktempus.com

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