VIDEO: Dillian Whyte Shows TERRIBLE Soccer Skills Ahead of the EURO 2020 Quarter-Finals

Published 07/03/2021, 12:58 PM EDT


WBC Interim heavyweight champion Dillian Whyte is one of the finest boxers to have ever laced up the gloves. However, a crossover to soccer would have really been a bad idea for ‘The Body Snatcher’. Still fresh from his stoppage win over Alexander Povetkin, Whyte is now enjoying a lay-off from action, without an official opponent on board.

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That said, he appears to have his eye on the ongoing EURO 2020 tournament. Ahead of the tournament’s quarter-finals, Whyte deliberately showed love for his country England and displayed his soccer abilities.

Although it was a massive failure, Whyte was severely entertaining as always. The heavyweight elite laughed at his own soccer skills and gave a good time to the fans.

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Sky Sports boxing posted the video on social media where Whyte shot the free-kicks but couldn’t connect. Instead of moving to the goal, the ball went in a diverse direction towards the spectators.

However, this mere hilarious support might boost up England’s soccer team to make it to the semi-finals. That said, the boxing world hasn’t failed to shed support towards their home nation.

The upcoming matchup between England and Ukraine at the Euro Quarter Finals would be a mesmerizing event for the sports fans.

Following a big win over Germany, England looks to have a massive advantage against Ukraine. However, Andriy Shevchenko’s side may not be terrified to go against the mighty ‘Three Lions’. Hence, fans can gear up for an intriguing collision.

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Dillian Whyte and who else is rooting for EURO 2020?

Akin to ‘The Body Snatcher’, ‘Dr. Steelhammer’ Wladimir Klitschko has also backed his home country. The Ukrainian has predicted his nation to win and the current scenario may see that happen.

The former unified world heavyweight champion posted a video of himself sporting Ukraine’s ‘jersey. There, he expressed his support and thrilled a lot of soccer as well as boxing fans.

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It’s clear the upcoming event has quarterfinal game has spit has boxing world into separate halves, as all the pugilists have picked their sides. Dillian Whyte for England, and Wladimir Klitschko for Ukraine, which cites that the heavyweight division has its eyes on one of the grandest sporting events.

Which side are you on? England or Ukraine?

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Raj Sarkar

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A senior boxing writer at EssentiallySports, Raj Sarkar is a mass media graduate who is currently pursuing his master’s degree in broadcast journalism. In addition to his current role, he has worked with the MMA team at EssentiallySports and has interviewed prominent fighters such as Ritu Phogat and 'The Red King' Rory MacDonald. He combined his bachelor's degree with his adoration for combat sports and has a combined 2000 plus bylines in MMA and boxing over the last two years.

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