Moussa Sissoko may go down in history as one of football's biggest flops. But there is a reason why Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino brought him into the side for £30 million, and why he's earned over fifty caps for his national side, France.
Yes, it may surprise you to know that Sissoko does actually have some footballing talent; it was evident during France 2016, in glimmers at Newcastle United during his first season at St James' Park, and also at Toulouse, his very first professional club, where Sissoko was brimming with unrivaled excellence on the ball.
No wait, don't laugh - we actually have proof!
A 27-second clip of Sissoko scoring a possible Goal of the Season winner is circulating social media.
The following video genuinely is this man! Image: PA Images
Don't worry, we've run extensive tests and it's definitely Sissoko.
This clip shows the midfielder brilliantly take the ball from inside his own half, dribble past five opposition players, before slotting the ball coolly past the goalkeeper from inside the box.
Granted, the defending by the opposing team leaves a lot to be desired, and we should mention that the team he scores against are in fact non-league - but still, credit where it's due:
Having seen this footage, we're convinced that the 28-year-old isn't actually a terrible player, he's just misunderstood.
We're not the only ones who feel this way. Just recently, Liverpool's Roberto Firmino spoke very highly of Sissoko's talents, even name-dropping him in a list of what he feels are the current Premier League greats, alongside the likes of Kevin de Bruyne, Mesut Ozil, Paul Pogba and Eden Hazard.
Sissoko, despite a dreadful inaugural season with Spurs, has found some form recently. He was credited by Spurs supporters for his solid performance in the Lilywhites' 3-0 victory over Swansea City in the F.A Cup quarter-final earlier this month.
Check out our video on the biggest transfer flops, not Sissoko of course:
Who knows, maybe the 28-year-old powerhouse can ignite his career in North-London from here on in, and perhaps even score a few Messi-like worldie goals along the way.
So as Sissoko is officially the greatest footballer of all time, who is second?
Words by Jacque Talbot.