Play of the day: Cantona's rugby trick-shot

Manchester United great Eric Cantona channeled his inner Dan Carter last weekend with this amazing rugby goal-kicking shot during a crazy pre-season encounter.

The trick shot came in a "clash of sporting giants" where Marseille (football club) took on Toulon (rugby club) in a game with modified rules for the enjoyment of the French people.

The match, aimed at raising funds for charity featured Cantona as referee for the first half and then as rugby player for the second for Toulon.

The clip shows 'The King' (now 47 years old) declaring he will hit the post, before skilfully chipping the rugby ball onto the crossbar, then wheeling away in celebration with his normal nonchalent attitude.

He's still got it.

-nzherald.co.nz

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