Kaka Gets Nutmegged In Seven-A-Side Game And His Reaction Is Priceless
Kaka swapped Sao Paulo for Haggerston this morning when he surprised an East London football team in need of an extra player.
The 2007 Ballon d'Or winner joined Reach Out FC on a one-game loan and completely ran the show in a 4-2 victory for the side.
Kaka's team were 2-1 down at one point but the Brazilian legend made the difference with two goals and an assist on the hallowed astroturf.
But while the 37-year old well and truly rolled back the years, he was also the victim of a brutal nutmeg during the seven-a-side game.
@hackneywickfc left back and one of our longest serving players @jamboyfresh nutmegs the legend @kaka in Hackney :boom:All my guys are ballers pic.twitter.com/ks7EB6z5Fz
- Hackney Wick FC (@HackneyWickFC) February 8, 2020
Jamil Farid, who turns out for Hackney Wick FC, rolled the ball through the former AC Milan and Real Madrid star's legs in filthy fashion in footage that is now going viral.
Kaka runs off in total disbelief to begin with but soon embraces Farid, the man who just ruined him, in some wonderful scenes.
For Farid, it's a moment that he will no doubt be telling the grandkids about.
"It's a feeling you can't explain, if you did it you would know," he joked, speaking to SPORTbible.
"All jokes aside it's amazing just to get the opportunity to share the pitch him. We just shared like a moment where we kind of hugged it out so there's no hard feelings.
"It hasn't sunk in yet at all. When I saw him walking in I was in I was literally thinking, 'What is Kaka doing in east London?!' - he's one of my idols so it was such an honour and privilege to share the pitch with a legend."
Decked out in full kit and the new Adidas Predator 20's as part of the 'Rent-A-Pred' hotline, Kaka took little time to show his teammates and the opposition just why he's regarded as one of the very best to have ever played the game.
One of his goals was a trademark Kaka finish with his supposedly weaker left peg, the strike leaving the goalkeeper absolutely no chance.
Asking @KAKA for the cut back. Now that's really unfair.
Rent-a-Pred helps Reach Out FC to a 4-2 win in Haggerston, East London. Satisfied customers.#Predator https://t.co/snpzSToKb8
- adidas UK (@adidasUK) February 8, 2020
You called the @adidasuk rent-a-Pred hotline for a player, I answered. Thank you London , it was a pleasure! The #Predator is definitely :100:% unfair! pic.twitter.com/Iq4L9NQjcm
- Kaka (@KAKA) February 8, 2020
The best thing about the goal though, was one of the players shouting the 37-year old to cut the ball back when there was absolutely no way that was ever happening.
He then proceeded to celebrate wildly as though he'd scored the biggest goal of his career, climbing on the fence as his teammates ran over to him.