• Fancy a brew? Why England's footballers are hooked on mate tea

    2 monthes ago - By The Guardian

    Eric Dier is one of the players supping the dried leaves of the Paraguayan holly plant. Here's how to make your own They say it gives the energy boost of coffee, has the health benefits of tea and the endorphin buzz of chocolate. It is the national drink of Argentina, beloved by the pope and, thanks to coach Mauricio Pochettino , half of the Tottenham Hotspur dressing room. And now the England dressing room, too. Not least Spurs and England defender Eric Dier, who said this week that he is a little bit addicted to it. If Dier's advocacy is anything to go by, mate tea could soon become as...
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