Ashley Young bagged a different kind of strike as some of Manchester United’s biggest names took part in a one-off game of football bowling for the latest Betfair Mobile advert.
Young takes on team-mates Dimitar Berbatov and Patrice Evra, who attempt to floor the ten pins using lightweight footballs. The superstar players are joined by couch potato and footballing wannabe Chris Weber, a clear rank outsider to win the contest.
Winger Young, 26, demonstrated the type of skill that has bowled over the Old Trafford faithful so far this season, while France defender Evra showed exactly why he has played at the highest level of English football for the past five years.
Ashley Young said: “It was harder than I thought it would be because of the weight of the ball and having to strike it so low over a relatively short length of space. Hats off to Patrice and Berba, they showed unbelievable skills. And all I can say about Chris is ‘he tried his best!’”
Here’s how the Man United trio got on…