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When Jadon Sancho Destroyed A Teammate With A Nutmeg So Filthy, He Walked Off The Pitch

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When Jadon Sancho Destroyed A Teammate With A Nutmeg So Filthy, He Walked Off The Pitch

Jadon Sancho once rinsed a teammate with a nutmeg so filthy that he genuinely walked off the pitch.

The 21-year-old was taking part in a small-sided game during a Borussia Dortmund training session when he produced the deftest nutmeg on a fellow player.

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Sancho then found the former with a sublime finish. But his victim, having been sent to the shops, didn't even get to see what happened next.

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Because as soon as he was nutmegged and his soul left his body, he already started walking off the pitch - a teammate on the sideline escorting him off in a quite hilarious moment.

The reaction of Erling Haaland was also utterly priceless.

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Nutmegs from Sancho are anything but a rare occurrence. In one of his first training sessions with Dortmund Sancho was given a stern warning from captain Marcel Schmelzer after a nutmeg.

But prior to that, in a Manchester City training session, skipper Vincent Kompany was fooled by Sancho and he too wasn't best pleased.

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"I nutmegged the captains of Dortmund (Marcel Schmelzer) and City (Vincent Kompany) and they said: 'don't do that again.' They don't like it." he revealed in an interview with JD Sports.

Even after a dream £73 million move to Manchester United, Sancho will always be that young kid showboating in street football in South London.

Speaking to SPORTbible in 2019, Sancho said: "For me personally I just like to show what I have and just try and do everything for my team - if it does include a nutmeg then it includes a nutmeg. I'm more than happy to get the crowd cheering, get excited and stand on their feet."

Topics: Manchester United, Premier League, England, Borussia Dortmund, Jadon Sancho, Bundesliga

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