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Player quiz: Matt Allen

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Matt Allen would like to see Adele perform at the AFL Grand Final

Nickname: Melon

Name: Matthew Allen

AFL club supported as a kid: Carlton

Best moment in junior footy: Winning a flag

Before a game I always: Have no superstition

As a footballer, how would you like to be remembered: Respectful

The player from another club you most like to watch: Buddy Franklin

All-time favourite player: Jonathon Brown

Etihad Stadium roof – open or shut: Shut

What do you like to do on your days off: Beach, golf

How do you amuse yourself on a plane flight during the footy season? Colour in, movies

Which singer/band would you like to see perform at the AFL Grand Final: Adele

Who is the king of selfies at your club: Tom Cole

If you could swap jobs with someone, who would it be: LeBron James

If you won the lottery, what would you buy first: Fruit smoothie

Favourite city in the world to visit: Mount Gambier

What’s next on your travel bucket list: USA

Childhood hero: Dad

Your wife/partner or best friend would describe you as: Annoying and a bad singer

What is your worst trait: Ordering food before others are ready to order

Least preferred household chore: Putting Tom Cole’s dirty washing in the washing machine

Your most treasured possession: Hats

Favourite professional sporting team: Minnesota Timberwolves

Favourite sporting hero: Adam Gilchrist

Favourite food: Steak/BBQ

Favourite movie and movie star: The Italian Job – Jason Staham

Favourite TV show: Suits

Three things you would like to do after your footy career: Travel, study, try a fruit smoothie in every country