England’s Mark Wood takes on AOC’s 21 Questions. Here come the answers: straight from the imaginary horse’s mouth.
Describe yourself in one word.
What words or phrases do you most overuse?
Divn’t – which is ‘don’t’ in English
What is your most marked characteristic?
The mole on my cheek
If you could edit your past, what would you change?
My gym ethic early in my career. I’d have had fewer injuries
What is your idea of happiness?
A piña colada on a sunset island
What’s the trait you most dislike in others?
What would be your fancy dress costume of choice?
Woody from Toy Story. I’ve done it a few times, I need to find something else!
What has been your biggest disappointment?
Missing a Lord’s final
What is the most important lesson life has taught you?
Always look on the bright side of life
If you were an animal, what would you be?
I’d be a lion, the king of the jungle
What is the most beautiful thing you have ever seen?
Ben Stokes in full flow – poetry in motion
In which era would you most like to have lived?
The Eighties. Classic films: Arnie, Predator, the lot. I’d loved to have been involved in that
What’s your favourite joke?
What do you call an Italian with a rubber toe? Roberto
What becomes of the broken hearted?
[Sings] I know they’ve got to find, some kind of peace of mind
Who would you like to play you in a film of your life?
Who is your favourite fictional hero?
He-Man, master of the universe
What’s wrong with the world?
It’s too serious
What’s your ultimate pet hate?
People staying in the outside lane when they’re driving and they could easily shift over. God, that’s annoying
What if God was one of us?
Then not everybody would be equal. What an answer that is! That’s an answer! That’s an answer!
What song would you have playing when walking out to bat?
Jimmy Barnes, Working Class Man
Which living person do you most admire and why?
My grandad – Dennis Wood, Big Den. He worked in the pits, looked after my grandma and everything