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Video: Manchester City's James Milner takes on the #5 crossbar challenge

Milner scored at Old Trafford on Monday. (©GettyImages)
Milner scored at Old Trafford on Monday. (©GettyImages).

Manchester City midfielder James Milner, fresh from his goal against Old Trafford goal, has taken on the crossbar and corner challenge conducted be #5 magazine - the baby of Manchester United rival Rio Ferdinand.

Ferdinand dispatched is trusted duo of football tricksters Billy and Jeremy, who travelled to Manchester City's Carrington training centre to put Milner's skills to the test.

First up Milner has a go at hitting the crossbar from distance, and the Etihad Stadium admirably achieves his target after just a handful of efforts - crashing the ball from well inside his own half and onto the frame of the goal.

Next, Milner attempts to curl the ball into the net from the corner, and gets some fantastic whip on his first cross as it zips into the net. The goalposts are then moved, literally, for the Manchester City star, who shows some decent ball control again to curl is effort into the danger zone from behind the goal.

Watch Milner in action in the video below.

Check out the latest #5mag here.

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