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Milwaukee Bucks rookie Giannis Antetokounmpo has become something of a cult hero in the NBA since taking to the court this season.

As well as showing himself to be one of the most promising debutants this year with some find all-round displays, the Greek player has also entertained the media and fans alike with his honest approach to life as a professional basketball player.

And it seems that 'the Greek Freak', as he is affectionately known, is also a half decent soccer player too.

At a recent professional indoor game at the home of the Milwaukee Wave, Antetokounmpo showed of a few ball-skills in front of the crowd, before attempting to complete a difficult halfway line shooting challenge.

Tasked with scoring into one of three tiny holes in the goalmouth, the Bucks #34 struggled with his first attempt.

He then went agonisingly close with his second, before sending the crowd (and announcer) wild as he showed perfect accuracy to slot his third and final attempt into the middle hole.

The 2013 first round draft pick clearly picks up sports pretty quickly.

He only had one years experience of high-level basketball ( with Filathlitikos Zografou in Greece) before making the move to the NBA.

Check out the video above, or click here.

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