Wednesday, 12 October 2011
John Terry to open Surbiton snake shop
John Terry is used to dealing with slippery customers on the football field but may have got more than he bargained for when agreeing to open a Surbiton snake shop. The England Captain will cut the ribbon to mark the grand opening of Reptile Kingdom, in Ewell Road, later this month as a favour to owner Terry Clarke. Mr Clark, 33, from Ealing, who knows the footballer through a mutual friend, says he is grateful for the celebrity endorsement but is still planning a surprise for the Chelsea superstar. He said: "I am pretty sure we can get him to handle one of our Royal Pythons. He is a big strong lad so I am sure he won’t be scared. Hopefully he will bring his kids along so we can show him how friendly our reptiles are." Reptile Kingdom will have a grand opening on the October 24 starting at 2pm.