Per Mertesacker Showboats His Way Past Didier Drogba At Michael Ballack’s Testimonial (Video)

Chris Wright

6th, June 2013


By Chris Wright

Like a ballet-dancing giraffe calf, here’s Per Mertesacker – yes, *that* Per Mertesacker – dancing his way past Didier Drogba and out of trouble in his own goal area during Michael Ballack’s testimonial game last night with a Zidane-esque “roulette”…

What a beautiful man. We could watch that over and over and over.

As for the game itself, Ballack scored three goals on the night; two for his “Friends of Ballack XI” (containing the likes of Michael Schumacher, Carsten Jancker and Miroslav Klose) and then one for the “World XI” (coached by Jose Mourinho and consisting of Drogba, Dimitar Berbatov, Andriy Shevchenko and Lothar Matthäus) after swapping sides at half time.

The final score was 4-3 to the World XI and a thoroughly enjoyable night was had by all…