’One time I took two years off the violin to watch the Villa, and I used to watch the Villa, the Villa reserves and the Villa youth team, every week … some people would call it wasting your life.’

In this video from Deutsche Welle’s English language football YouTube channell ‘DW Kick off’, Nigel Kennedy visits the St. Pauli stadium in Hamburg and talks about his affection for the club, but mainly his devotion to his home team, Aston Villa F.C.