Eddie McGuire Explains Unlikely Friendship With Chopper Read

The two were mates!

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Ahead of the debut of Underbelly Files: Chopper, Eddie McGuire explained this morning how he knew the notorious criminal.

Read, who passed away in 2013, was a Collingwood supporter - and one day showed up at the Magpies home ground while Eddie was filming a piece to camera outside.

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Eddie explains how Chopper sent him a painting of the 'Collingwood Cowboys' - the first gay football club in Australian history.

Signed by Read himself, the back of the painting includes dedications in his handwriting:

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Here is also The Hot Breakfast's Rosie with Chopper from 2001:

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