Former Manchester United striker Federico Macheda has found a new bizarre to make some extra cash on the side, and it is not through football.

Man United fans will be very familiar with that name, with former manager Sir Alex Ferguson signing the Italian as a potential replacement for Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo at the time.

Macheda endured a very disappointing spell at Old Trafford, struggling to nail down a permanent spot in the United first team, often shipped out on loan to different clubs throughout his time in Manchester.

On leaving the 20-time Premier League champions, the Italian went on to play for Cardiff and Don caster Rovers as his career came tumbling down right before his very own eyes.

Dubbed the “next Eric Cantona” upon his arrival, the then-17 year old striker hit the ground running in his first two games for the club, eventually leading them to the Premier League title in 2009.

Fans were very thrilled following his fantastic debut season at the club, not knowing that Macheda only flattered to deceive every one of them.

The Italy international was shipped out on loan after his maiden season to various clubs including Sampdoria, Cardiff City, Doncaster Rovers and even to Italian Serie B outfit Novara.

He then completed a permanent move to Greek Superleague outfit Panathinaikos last summer, where he has scored six goals in just 14 league games so far.

However, it seems the 27 year old has found an alternative to getting money into his bank account aside football.

The former Manchester United maestro is a new employee at recently launched website, Cameo. Cameo provides an opportunity for its customers to book personalized video shoot-outs as well as greetings from A-class celebrities and sport stars.

So you can book a message for your own self from Federico Macheda for 38 euros if interested.