West Ham United’s Michail Antonio demonstrates his ear flicking skills

Premiership Picks

Have you ever tried to do a shin-up? They’re not easy.

There’s nothing quite like a game of keep-up, one bounce, spotty, heads and volleys, Wembley doubles, or whatever else you used to play on the street back in the day – especially when there’s a punishment on the line.

Watch West Ham United Live Streams With StreamFootball.tv Below

We’ve all been on the end of a close-range stinger to the legs or gluteus maximus because we’ve lost any of the above. But how many of you have dished out a flick to the ear to one of your unfortunate friends?

Seems pretty old-school, doesn’t it? But that’s the weapon of choice for a lot of professionals it would seem, if West Ham United’s Michail Antonio latest post is anything to go by…

View this post on Instagram

Nothing but shins, top bins and a bit of ear flicking with @gformsoccerofficial???? head to my bio for the full video #Ad #FBF

A post shared by Michail Antonio (@antonio_michail) on

The eagle-eyed amongst you may notice that the 29-year-old is meant to be injured due to a hamstring injury he picked up playing against Newport County last month.

As much as we’d love a bit of controversy, it’s been recently reported by the club that he’s undergone surgery on the affected area and is now recovering, placing him in prime position to decimate his friend’s ear.

Did you like this article? If so, highlight us on NewsNow - here's how. If you have any feedback for the writer - click here.

Have something to tell us about this article?
CLICK HERE