When you have op­por­tu­ni­ties, you grab them with both hands

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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

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