Fry in his Rugby kit
It is widely known that he was invited to take the throne of Albania. He was also an admirer of Hitler, who he met, and a lifelong sufferer of mental disorder.
This article in The Strand Magazine was published in 1902- the year that Fry played for Southampton in the FA Cup final. The previous year he had appeared in an international against Ireland.
We have pleasure in announcing that we have made arrangements with Mr. C. B. Fry, who is not only the greatest athlete alive, but also the most entertaining writer on all subjects connected with athletics...