A few days ago the Swoodilypooper Gazette was contacted by a one William Wozzeck IV who claimed to be an old boss of Merrick Marick’s and have insight as to why he didn’t speak. Previously under the impression that Merrick Marick had always been a football player we decided to so some digging to get to all the facts.
It turns out that Merrick was born to a London family in 1989. It was during his 4th year of primary school that little Merrick was asked by his older brother to help out with a play he was doing all the way in upper secondary school, from that moment on it was hard to keep Merrick out of the theatre. He played little parts here and there all the way up to when he was in secondary school. Then during his first year of college he got what he thought to be his big break. He landed a roll in a film portraying the coach of the 1863 Cambridge Football Team.
Since the director was a “true theatre” person he decided to make it a black and white silent film since they wouldn’t have had film at all back then. The director also insisted that his principle actors didn’t speak at all during the 9 months of shooting this very low budget film. Merrick was very disappointed when the film got very little play and didn’t turn out to be the big break into film he was hoping for. However it was during this time that Merrick discovered his love of football. During those 9 months and the 3 before it Merrick got to practice and play with some of the best clubs in England.
And that is the rest of the story on Merrick Marick. Thanks to William Wozzeck IV we now know why Merrick doesn’t speak and how he first got into football. Join us next time when we talk about Ricardo Bunsen Berna and how an Italian goal keeper ended up in the Thames River with 15,000£, a poodle, and an offer to play for Swindon Town.
A possible insight into the silent man of Swindon Town?