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4 April 2019, 12:55
This slo-mo clip of footballer Phil Jones set to a Baroque opera aria has made our day.
A genius Twitter user has set a clip of Phil Jones playing in a recent football match to ‘Lascia chi'io pianga’, an aria from Handel's opera Rinaldo.
The Danish broadcaster TV 2 captioned the clip 'Pure football art from Phil Jones' which, with this music, is no understatement.
From the fan reaction on Twitter, it seems like we're not the only ones to have found this ridiculously amusing:
Ren fotballkunst fra Phil Jones 😍 pic.twitter.com/1clFvLPBpO— TV 2 Sporten (@2sporten) April 3, 2019
Best one yet. By far!— Kev Stanbridge (@KevStanbridge) April 4, 2019
Phil Jones is the gift that keeps on giving...😅— Liam Bolton (@bolticus91) April 3, 2019
Poetry in motion.— Kyle Watson (@Kyle_shreds) April 3, 2019
And let's not ignore the fact that one guy even compared the clip to 'The Scream' by Edvard Munch.