Benni McCarthy ‘Fat Fines’ Reach £200,000 Mark

Chris Wright

7th, February 2011


By Chris Wright

“And finally, monsieur, a waferthin mint”

According to this morning’s Daily Mail, West Ham’s portly striker Benni McCarthy has now seen his ‘fat fines’ breach the £200,000 barrier after having his wages docked for a fifth time for failing to meet the club’s 2.2lb weekly weight loss target.

After weighing in at a meaty 15st at the start of ther season, McCarthy was told that he would have to reach 13st 5lb before he would be considered for first-team duties again.

The South African eventually reached his target weight in October, but has now been omitted from West Ham’s

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