Press Trust of India
Hollywood superstar Johnny Depp is so obsessed with soccer that he has installed television sets throughout the set of Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides so he can keep up-to-date with the ongoing World Cup.
The 47-year-old actor, who reprises his role as Captain Jack Sparrow in the fourth instalment of the swashbuckling Disney franchise, is a keen soccer fan and was determined that he and his co-stars tournament while working on the movie, Femalefirst online reported.
“There are TVs all over the set and regular breaks for big games during the World Cup. Johnny likes his soccer and with so many Brits on the cast and crew it wouldn’t be fair to have them miss the action,” said a source.
Depp star is not the only celebrity taking a keen interest in the World Cup, which is taking place in South Africa.
Last week, The Wedding Planner star Matthew McConaughey expressed his intentions to travel to watch the tournament if his home nation progresses further than the group stages of the competition.
“If the US get to play Brazil, I’ll be there,” he said.