[caption id="attachment_650713" align="aligncenter" width="628"]<img class="size-full wp-image-650713" alt="Andrew Flintoff quit alcohol after the incident Getty Images" src="https://www.cricketcountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/Flintoff-GI.jpg" width="628" height="355" /> Andrew Flintoff quit alcohol after the incident Getty Images[/caption] <p></p> <p></p>It is hard to get out of an addiction, and one needs strong will to accomplish that. For <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/andrew-flintoff" target="_blank">Andrew Flintoff</a> though, it took only a bizarre incident to quit alcohol overnight. It was after the cricketer had finished watching a FIFA World Cup match in Germany that he planned to gulp down some alcohol. Drunk Flintoff then boarded his flight back to <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/teams/england" target="_blank">England</a>. In the aircraft, as he felt the urge to urinate, he committed a terrible mistake that he will never be able to forget in his life. <strong>READ: <a title="Andrew Flintoff willing to help Ben Stokes after suspension" href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/news/andrew-flintoff-willing-to-help-ben-stokes-after-suspension-648731">Andrew Flintoff willing to help Ben Stokes after suspension</a></strong> <p></p> <p></p>Flintoff told <i>Sky 1</i>, They ushered us on to the plane and I was clattered. I got on desperate for a wee and I was at the front so I opened the door and whipped my pants down. I had my willy in my hand and I opened my eyes and I was in the cockpit. Seriously there was this German pilot in front of me shouting Get him off my plane . <p></p> <p></p> I got marched off the plane, past all the England fans who were even shaking their head at what I d done and then I had to get my own plane back because I had to be back. It cost me a fortune that p***, he added. <p></p> <p></p>Flintoff, who claims he had started to consume alcohol to get rid of depression, says it barely helps. <p></p> <p></p> Drinking does not help one bit. I don t touch it now.