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7. Vedran Corluka

It sometimes pays to flatter a Premier League footballer. A waiter at the Whisky Mist restaurant in Mayfair casually mentioned to Tottenham defender Vedran Corluka that he liked his diamond encrusted £36,000 watch. Corluka responded that he was also pretty taken with the waiter's more modest £150 Seiko, and insisted they swap timepieces.

It's unclear as to whether Corluka has been back for another meal there. Perhaps he feared the waiter would next inform him he was also partial to his Jag....

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Vedran Corluka