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Q.590

To his surprise, this English footballer found his likeness on the backs of cigarette packs in India, as part of a new set of mandatory warnings against smoking (it showed a man with blackened lungs). After his lawyers threatened to sue, the Indian health ministry withdrew the image, though they insisted "the picture could be of any man".

This only adds to the personal and professional turbulence faced by the footballer in the last twelve months.

Which footballer?

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