WATCH: Everyone Is Talking About Finn Russell’s Incredible Warm-Up Routine
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Exeter Chiefs were crowned European champions for the first time yesterday evening following a thrilling 31-27 win over Racing 92 at Ashton Gate.
Both teams traded tries throughout, in what many are calling the most entertaining Champions Cup final off all-time, as Rob Baxter’s side continue their incredible journey since been promoted from the Championship a decade ago.
Mercurial outhalf Finn Russell did his best to drag Racing to victory but at times his maverick style of play was punished, and against a team like Exeter, that’s not gonna bode well for you.
But that still doesn’t stop us from being in complete awe of his incredible warm-up routine that has everyone talking.
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Episode 9 has arrived featuring Gordon D'Arcy, Jamie Heaslip and Caelan Doris. 🎧🎙 –Jason & Jamie Heaslip look back on the Irish provinces in the PRO14 over the weekend and look forward to the European finals. 🏆 –Gordon D'Arcy on who should start in midfield for Ireland and the two best centres he's ever faced. 🤔 – Caelan Doris on the number eight he has looked to model his game on and what rugby must do to become a truly global sport. 😮 – Dissecting Andy Farrell's 35-man Ireland squad for the Six Nations. 🧐 – Joe Schmidt's new World Rugby role and the magic of the Bledisloe Cup. 😍 – Plus much more. Available now on Spotify, Apple Podcasts and more.
Reminiscent of the legendary Diego Maradona, Russell shows off his nonchalant silky ball skills as he gets ready for the biggest game of his life.
Check it out below. Love him or not, the man is one of the most naturally talented rugby players we’ve ever seen. An incredible talent, no doubt he’ll take this loss on and chin and be back stronger than ever.
Maradonna who? pic.twitter.com/AwvycRDVVl
— RugbyLAD (@RugbyLAD7) October 18, 2020