I can do whatever I want – I’m rich, I’m famous, and I’m bigger than you.
I don’t think I’ll ever feel as famous or as popular as I felt when I was a 17-year-old soccer player in Modle. Only about 20,000 people live there and 12,000 of them come to every game. Running onto the pitch each week was just the most fantastic feeling. Nothing can beat that.
None of my characters are rich or famous, and the situations they find themselves in could happen to anyone.
Yeah, people following me down the street and at the airport and all that. I can’t imagine what it must be like for people who are, you know, actually famous.