By Luke Augustus for MailOnline
Published: 14:29 BST, 1 October 2019 | Updated: 16:18 BST, 1 October 2019
On the pitch Joe Cole was capable of moments of genius, but off it he failed to grasp the concept of sending emails.
The former West Ham, Chelsea and England midfielder has revealed he only set up an email account two years ago and needed the help of his agent to do so.
Speaking as a studio guest on Amazon's Back of the Net show, he admitted it took him nearly two hours to do so after being guided by his agent.
Chelsea favourite Joe Cole (left) has revealed he only set up an email address two years ago
'I don't think it's weird at all, but I've only had an email address for a couple of years, I was completely off the grid,' he said.
'I only wanted it because