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Italian rugby player sets record by testing positive for 11 different banned substances

In for a penny, in for a pound ... of drugs. That seems to be the motto of Italian rugby player Davide Vasta, who tested positive for an astonishing 11 difference performance enhancing drugs. Gazetta is saying it's the highest number of drugs an athlete has tested positive for, shattering the previous mark of seven.

So, what exactly was Vasta taking?

  • Testosterone
  • Boldenone
  • Drostanolone
  • Mesterolone
  • Methandienone
  • Methasterone
  • Methyldienolone
  • Stenbolone
  • Metabolite
  • Clomiphene metabolite
  • 19-noretiocholanolone
  • 19-norandrosterone
Look at all those words ending in "one." It wouldn't fully surprise us to see "Home Alone" or "Toblerone" on the list. The vast majority of Vasta's drugs are anabolic, which can increase breast growth in men. It's okay though, he took a drug to reduce breast growth, too. That's just forward-thinking.

(h/t Los Angeles Times)