Karl Henry says he discovered Fantasy Football when he went to a National Childbirth Trust class a few years ago.
The scorer of a fantastic winner against Bristol City in the final game of the season (see above) explained how he joined the five million others poring over stats each week.
Other expectant mums and dads persuaded the QPR midfielder to join them in setting up a league - and in no time the former Wolves player was hooked.
Even so, and using all the know-how of a pro, he is still frustrated when all that study and wheeler-dealer trading goes down the pan.
It’s the reason, Henry claims, he has no desire to become a boss when he hangs up his boots knowing the best laid plans go astray at a moment’s notice.
“Every time I pick my team and players aren't performing, and I'm asking how they're not doing it?” he said. “I think I'm nailed on to win but it's not for me.
“All this makes me think I don't want to be a manager, even though I’ve got a lot of respect for them. I've never wanted to be a manager but that cements it.”
However, it seems Henry’s fantasy side still did better than team-mate James Perch’s last season.
He explained: “My team's value was £110million, but I didn't benefit until the second half of the season when everyone is trying to sign all of those players.
“I can sign that extra player. I've got too many options. I'm able to put the likes of (Toby) Alderweirald (at Tottenham) on the bench. “Perchy had no options and had to leave him in.”