When you have opportunities, you grab them with both hands
f na work with Dior because it was actually one of the first perfumes I bought Jesinta. I just thought, ‘why not’.”
And while he loves fashion, Franklin is very quick to reiterate footy is still his primary focus.
“Football is my number one priority, maybe I’ll do more with fashion further down in my career but it is my wife’s go really, not mine,” he says. “If opportunities pop up, I’ll have a look at them.”
He also says that while other sports stars such as Socceroo Tim Cahill have launched their own labels, that’s not on the cards for him any time soon.
“I haven’t given it too much thought but maybe in the future,” he says.
At this stage, it is football mostly and a few things on the side.”
With the Swans charging to the finals, despite a horror start, Franklin’s premiership dream here may not be too far off.
“There’s obviously a lot of hard work I’ve had to do over the years to be the player I am,” says Franklin, who underwent shoulder surgery after last season’s grand final loss to Melbourne’s Western Bulldogs. “You’ve got to work hard to be the best you possibly can.” Franklinkli hash enjoyedj d hishi rolel promoting Dior’s Sauvage Very Cool Spray; and (top) in a holiday Instagram snap with wife Jesinta. Picture above: Karah Tarran-Wilson