Newcastle boss Kevin Keegan cracks his Premiership rival Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson over the head with a football rattle at Wembley as they got together to commentate for ITV on the opening England versus Switzerland game in the Euro 96 European Championships.

Retro: Gloriously awkward pictures of footballers – Kevin Keegan Special

Whilst many become club legends in the eyes of their adoring supporters for the work they do on the pitch, take a professional footballer out of his comfort zone and magic truly happens. Being our very own personal hero (of sorts), Here’s a selection photo’s capturing the great Kevin Keegan in an array of magnificently awkward ways.     PKT5458 - 398899 KEVIN KEEGAN FOOTBALLER 1984 'Old Time Koppers' Kevin Keegan and Terry McDermott pictured in January 1984 prior to playing Liverpool.   PKT5456-398787 KEVIN KEEGAN FOOTBALLER 1973 Kevin Keegan, England and Liverpool striker, started a new job as a male model yesterday It's just one of several enterprises which will earn him œ60,000 this year Newcastle boss Kevin Keegan cracks his Premiership rival Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson over the head with a football rattle at Wembley as they got together to commentate for ITV on the opening England versus Switzerland game in the Euro 96 European Championships. tumblr_m1qc2ceaum1rqub13o1_400 tumblr_m1qbwwfwek1rqub13o1_500 tumblr_m1qbv2hwp01rqub13o1_500 tumblr_m1qcetwseu1rqub13o1_500 Kevin Keegan (centre) strolls down a Spanish beach with Hamburg teammates Peter Nogly (l) and Manny Kaltz (r) Come in No.7...Kevin Keegan tries out the famous Newcastle shirt in 1982 for size. Newcastles united's Kevin Keegan enterprise will pay for itself even before he kicks a ball. That became clear yesterday as Tynesides long-discouraged soccer passion was unleashed. All-day queues of fans buying season tickets contributed 50,000 to St. James Park fast growing kitty. And hundreds of telephone callers pledged postal applications. tumblr_m1qctatfp71rqub13o1_500 tumblr_m1qczinmmy1rqub13o1_500 Young Fan with new signing Kevin Keegan and Lawrie McMenemy Echo Archive Picture from the Echo tumblr_m1qd4rqmli1rqub13o1_500 tumblr_m1qdy0lusk1rqub13o1_500 tumblr_m1qdveceic1rqub13o1_500 tumblr_m1qdsriyzc1rqub13o1_500 tumblr_m1qdzph0ax1rqub13o1_400 tumblr_m1qe1t1k8s1rqub13o1_250 tumblr_m1qe4plcaj1rqub13o1_400 tumblr_m1qe8jxggd1rqub13o1_400 tumblr_m1zltca5fy1rqub13o1_500

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