Mark 'Bomber' Thompson said his life has crumbled into pieces since he was charged with a string of drugs offences earlier this year.
The premiership winning coach said he has even lost all love for the game he grew up in.
Thompson spoke candidly with the Herald Sun on Sunday about his fall from grace and the emotional roller coaster the 54-year-old has endured since police raided his Port Melbourne property in January.
'I'm just sad. I'm just disappointed. I lost my friendships, I've lost my social life, all the people I've grown up with around footy, and I don't like footy any more. I don't want to talk about footy, I haven't seen footy,' he said.
Mark 'Bomber' Thompson Thompson has spoken candidly about his fall from grace and the emotional roller coaster the 54-year-old has endured since police raided his home in January
A photo of police raiding Mark Thompson's Port Melbourne property
Thompson, who played for the Essendon Football Club, was charged with drugs offences following the police raid.
The 54-year-old is facing two charges of trafficking ecstasy, trafficking methyl amphetamine, possessing amphetamine, possessing ecstasy, possessing LCD and possessing prescription drugs without a prescription.
He was granted bail on a $20,000 surety and awaits his court date. He declined to address the drugs charges when speaking with the