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Hamsik plays football in the street with little kids

Brooks Peck
Dirty Tackle

Napoli midfielder Marek Hamsik joined a little neighborhood game in the streets of Villaggio Coppola (near Naples) and showed the children what it's like to play against a pro. Minus the ankle-snapping tackles and personal insults (presumably).

After scoring a goal (20 seconds into the video), Hamsik celebrated by doing a victory lap in a nearby shop. Thankfully, he did not celebrate by doing this...

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Overall, it's a nice clip that shows that a world-class footballer can be just another guy in the neighborhood who still likes to play in the streets. I just hope he gave those clothes back to whichever kid he borrowed them from.

Photo: Reuters

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