As if it wasn’t already bad enough for Chelsea new-boys having to stand in front of their new team-mates to sing an initiation song, but when the club joker decides to pie you in the face halfway through, it’s pretty much as low as it gets.
Sadly for Blues youngster Mitchell Beeney, he was the unwitting victim during this week’s welcome dinner.
Along with new signings Cesc Fabregas, Diego Costa and Filipe Luis, Beeney and other youth players taken on Chelsea’s pre-season tour in Europe had to stand in front of their senior colleagues and offer a performance.
The tradition at Stamford Bridge has been in place since Dennis Wise’s days as captain and current skipper John Terry has eagerly continued the custom.
Tonight’s banter from Bill the masseur was up there. if your singing is poor expect a plate of cream in your face… he’s set the standard