Liverpool midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum knows where his strengths lie

There is a very subtle difference between basketball and football: one’s played with your feet, and the other requires excellent hand-eye co-ordination.

It’ll probably come as a welcome surprise to Liverpool fans that their 5ft 7in midfielder, Wijnaldum, who isn’t exactly built for the sport in the first place, clearly has no intention of swapping grass for a hardwood court anytime soon.

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Pictured in a swanky looking training facility, with what appears to be the opening to a slide and ball pit in the background (or ventilation system), Wijnaldum took to his Instagram to post the very moment he looks to have decided that basketball wasn’t the sport for him…

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Tried throwing… kicking went better ? #dontquityourdayjob

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Great technique, to be fair, maybe he’d be more suited to American football?

Crystal Palace full-back Patrick van Aanholt offered his advice in the comments section…

Anyone who’s headed a basketball in the past will know that’s probably not a wise idea, the joker.

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