Trickett Scores A Brace At Old Trafford

Old Trafford

Old Trafford

Sam Trickett will be the first to admit that when growing up his dream job wasn’t to be one of the most successful poker players around, in fact he wasn’t any different to most other young boys who had ambitions of being a professional footballer.

He actually got closer to that than most through making it as a semi-professional player. However, his career was cut short due to injury which left him in need of an alternate career. Well he certainly chose wisely, he is now the second highest earning poker player of all time.

Despite this, football has always been his first love. He has always been a fanatical Manchester United supporter, the club he always dreamed of playing for as a boy.

Whilst he hasn’t been able to play for them, he has recently played on the pitch, had his name on the back of one of their shirts and even managed to score two goals on the legendary Old Trafford pitch.

Here is what greeted him when he went into the dressing room at Old Trafford:

It just goes to show that even though you have enough money to settle down for life, there are some things that make you even happier:

Sounds like he had a great time living out one of his dreams. We are sure that another dream would be to win a few WSOP bracelets when the series starts up at the end of this month though.