Ipswich Town striker Michael Chopra has closed his own Twitter account after uploading a picture of a bag full of £20 bills.
The 29-year old, who has a well-publicised gambling addiction, posted the photo along with the message: "Keep tweeting me about being in debt haha love it £cash £skint £lol £lendmeafiver."
Chopra spoke in 2011 about how he lost up to £2million gambling and was given £250,000 by his club to pay off debts.
His Ipswich teammate Jay-Emmanuel Thomas felt the post went a bit over the top: “Michael Chopra your a clown.”
An Ipswich spokesman confirmed that Chopra’s Twitter account had been closed upon his own will and urged players to be careful with what they post.
"Sometimes banter can be a little over the top,” the spokesman said.
"In an era when fans don't get close to players it's a good communication tool, but players should think before they tweet.”