‘I called in the demolition specialists!’ Mike Tindall jokes about his nose job and says it’s ‘nice being able to smell the flowers ‘
- Former England rugby captain underwent surgery to correct his nose last month
- Sportsman first broke it aged five then suffered eight more breaks through rugby
- Tindall, who is married to Zara Phillips, was known for his crooked nasus
Mike Tindall joked he was forced to call in demolition specialists to fix his broken nose.
The 2003 England Rugby World Cup champion is famous for his crooked nasus and considered undergoing surgery before marrying Zara Phillips in 2011.
But he decided against the decision and only went under the knife this year after suffering with breathing problems.
Mike Tindall joked he was forced to call in demolition specialists to fix his broken nose
Speaking to Good Morning Britain this morning, he said: ‘I think considering the size it was before, the surgeon had to call in some demolition specialists.
‘He’s done a good job, it’s nice being able to smell the flowers’.
During his 12-year playing career, the former Bath and Gloucester centre broke his nose at least eight times.
Presenters Kate Gallaway and Ben Shepherd joked Tindall had merely fixed his nose in time for his cousin-in-law’s wedding in Windsor tomorrow.
Before and after: The 2003 England Rugby World Cup champion is famed for his crooked beak which he has broke nine times throughout his life
He considered having surgery before his marriage to Zara Phillips in 2011, after her mother, Princess Anne, offered to pay for the surgery.
After retiring from playing in 2014, Tindall decided to consider the operation because he was suffering persistent breathing difficulties.
Tindall, who has become a pundit and reality TV star, told the Daily Mirror: ‘I guess it’s something similar to a pug.’
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