Ben Foster revealed to talkSPORT that negotiations with the Premier League will begin soon over the use of a GoPro camera during matches for his popular YouTube videos.
The Watford goalkeeper racked up 572,000 subscribers on his YouTube channel, “The Cycling GK”, after using the camera to film goalmouth action in the Championship, as well as other hilarious videos from the Vicarage Road area and surrounding area. ‘other clubs.
It provided some compelling footage, although some players took great pleasure in celebrating in front of the camera once they scored.
Watford won promotion to the Premier League last season on first demand.
Foster wants to keep putting his GoPro in goal, but problems could arise as he would need Premier League clearance.
The 38-year-old has signed a licensing agreement with the EFL so he can post clips on his YouTube page, and he hopes to agree to something similar now that he’s back in the top flight.
Speaking to talkSPORT, Foster said, “We will start contacting them soon to see what they think. Everyone knows this is good news and they are having a good time.
“Whether or not we can put the GoPro in the back of the goal, I can still do the same and come back to these amazing Premier League stadiums and do the Vlogs and show you behind the scenes.”
He added: “Everyone in the Premier League, please help me.”
The Watford goalkeeper was on talkSPORT Breakfast hosted by Laura Woods, Ally McCoist and Andros Townsend.
Foster took the opportunity to ask Townsend about his future and hinted that the winger should join him on the newly promoted side, or just as part of his film crew!
Townsend is out of a contract with Crystal Palace this summer and is considering his next move, having yet to receive a new contract offer to stay with the Eagles.
Foster said: “What are you doing next season, Andros? Did you sign up for someone?
Townsend replied, “I’m available, would you like me to hold the camera?” I can do everything!”
Foster added, “I just want to see you sing that initiation song. People want to see this.
Townsend sang a brilliant rendition of Stand By Me early in his career with the Tottenham youth team.
When asked if he would sing the same song at his next club, he replied, “I think I would mix it up and change it. I haven’t done this in five years, so I should probably start thinking about it.