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Eric Abidal rolls back the years with a wonderful goal in Star Sixes competition

The former Lyon and Barcelona defender has definitely still got it

There’s been some lovely football on display in the Star Sixes tournament, with an array of ex-international stars showing us all that they’ve still got it. 

And arguably the pick of the goals so far has been scored by none other than Eric Abidal.

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The former Barcelona defender produced a moment of magic in France’s clash against Portugal, which finished in a 3-2 victory for Abidal’s side.


Not renowned for his goal scoring prowess during his professional career, the Frenchman showed skill that would’ve impressed former Barca teammates Ronaldinho and Lionel Messi as he tricked the Portugal ‘keeper with a lovely fake shot before poking the ball into an empty net.

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And it was in the same game that another former Barca man scored an equally impressive goal.

Remember Deco, Chelsea fans?

The Portuguese midfielder was a Jose Mourinho favourite once upon a time.

And he rolled back the years with this fantastic strike:

But our favourite has to be this screamer from Julio Baptista.

He may not be remembered fondly by Arsenal fans, but boy can sure hit ’em:

Take a bow, son.

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