England and Man City star Jack Grealish reveals secret behind his big calves and why he wears his socks low

ENGLAND superstar Jack Grealish has revealed the secret behind his low socks and massive calves.

The £100million Manchester City midfielder, 27, has a eye-cathing look on the pitch and has lifted the lid on his style.

Jack Grealish has revealed the superstitious reason behind his famous low socksCredit: AP
England ace Grealish has also opened up over his huge calvesCredit: Richard Pelham / The Sun

On those famous calves, he claimed it is all genetics, saying to the Daily Mail: “I actually don’t do anything. It’s just something that runs in the family.

“My grandad always had big calves when he used to play football.

“But I don’t do any calf exercises or calf routines in the gym or anything. Honestly, it’s just something that I’ve had since I was young.”

And on those well-known low socks Grealish shared that superstition is the reason behind it.

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He said: “I think I was about 14 or 15 and we were sponsored by Macron at Aston Villa and the socks used to shrink in the wash.

“In training I couldn’t get them over my calves because the socks were so small.

“So I started wearing them below my calves in training — and that season I ended up playing really well.

“So then I started wearing my socks below my calves in games. It was just something that stuck because I’d had such a good season.”

Fans had their say on Grealish’s calves when he played for the Three Lions in Qatar at the World Cup last year, with one saying: “So like, how big are Grealish’s calves going to get?”

Another wrote: “Was very into the US-England game until noticing Jack Grealish’s mutant calves, which became my entire focus afterwards.”

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One declared: “Jack Grealish wears his socks so low cause if he pulls them over his calves he’ll lose circulation to his legs.”

Another added: “Someone hit me up with Grealish’s calves workout.”

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