Fans blown away by Riyad Mahrez's magical first touch as Saudi Pro League clip goes viral
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Riyad Mahrez took the phrase 'kill the ball' to a new level after a clip of the winger's first touch went viral on social media.
The Algerian called time on his career at the Etihad over the summer and made the popular switch to the Middle East, joining Al Ahli for a reported £30 million.
The winger not only scored a penalty, but he also produced an outrageous first touch which has to be seen to be believed. The video has since gone viral on social media and you can watch it below.
The footage shows that Mahrez actually traps the ball under his foot before rolling it into his path as part of one slick motion, and fans have been left in awe.
Replying to the video on Twitter, one fan wrote: "Greatest first touch of all time."
"Man I would've torn my Acl and Ankle ligaments while trying that, how he escaped that?" another joked.
"Mahrez's first touch is out of this world," a third remarked.
"Doesn't even surprise me anymore, it's just Mahrez doing Mahrez things," a fourth chimed in.
"Class is permanent," another added.
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