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Top 10 Drug Cheats To Rock The World Of Football

Following the revelation of the North Korean stars testing positive for steroids, we look at the other drug scandals in the world of football.

Caption: File photo dated 28/12/08 of heroin being prepared on a spoon in the town of Portlaoise, Co Laois. | Headline:  Drug use in Ireland

10. Willie Johnston – Scotland (1978)

The winger was in his prime when he headed to Argentina for the 1978 World Cup. But he tested positive for Fencamfamin, a sympathomimetic amine with structural and biochemical similarities to amphetamine and cocaine, following a 3-1 defeat to Peru. He protested his innocence, citing hay fever potions and a mysterious “flu-tonic”. Johnston was sent home, banned from international football and emigrated to the United States.

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