"I'd been upstairs with Elton John and I'd had some of his $1,600-a-bottle red wine and it made me a bit weezy, I think it might have been off - the second bottle was definitely off... and as we're all lined up, she came along and for some stupid reason I asked her if she needed her (soccer) Cup Final tickets... She looked at her aide... and I stepped forward to shake hands and she moved away... (and) the line sort of dispersed." Soccer star-turned-actor Vinnie Jones recalls his regretful meeting with Queen Elizabeth Ii at a Royal Variety Performance in London.