By Oli Gamp For Mailonline
Published: 14:16 GMT, 26 March 2020 | Updated: 14:44 GMT, 26 March 2020
He was viewed as Holland's next big thing after breaking through the youth system at Feyenoord 15 years ago and sealing a dream move to Real Madrid.
But Royston Drenthe struggled to fulfil his potential as he eventually called it a day at the age of 29 - turning his attentions to a music career - but now the former winger has entered the world of acting after appearing in a crime drama.
The former Real Madrid star looks almost unrecognisable in the clip of his new TV show Mocro Maffia, which tells the story of three gang members living in Amsterdam, and shows his tough side as he interrogates two men.
Royston Drenthe has shocked football fans after showing off a clip of himself in a crime drama
The former Real Madrid star is seen interrogating two young men who are being held captive
After being irked by one of them, he holds up a gun to the man's head and threatens him
His character enters a room where the captives are being held, with his assailant providing them water while Drenthe attempts to get answers out of them.
After seemingly becoming frustrated with the pair