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Dillian Whyte tries to play football on Soccer AM - and failed miserably

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It goes without question that Dillian Whyte is an excellent fighter, with 22 wins out of 23 professional boxing fights. But the same can't be said about the 2016 WBC International champion's football skills.

That's after Soccer AM posted a video of Whyte showing his 'questionable' skills on the pitch. The 29-year-old was a guest on the football-themed show on Saturday morning.

He was filmed having a try at the 'top-bin challenge' and viewers got to witness some rather interesting results.

"I don't understand how a fully grown man cannot connect properly with a football??" said one viewer.

Another said: "Football skills are so bad the goalkeeper kept a clean sheet without breaking a sweat."

Whyte is just one of the many sporting icons to feature on the Sky Sports feature programme and we're sure he won't be the last to fall victim of an 'epic fail' to hit the rounds on social media.

The Jamaican-born Whyte became the WBC Silver Heavyweight Champion after beating Robert Helenius by unanimous decision in October.

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Whyte has recently been embroiled in a war of words with Deontay Wilder after the American called him a "peasant."

"He [Wilder] is silly, he should google some words he is using," Whyte said.

"He made $1m, I can afford to pay him four times that to come over to fight me.

"If anyone is a peasant it is him, he just doesn’t want to fight. He wants the AJ fight, he knows he will lose, but he knows he will get more money.

"He is making it look like he wants AJ [Anthony Joshua], when he should fight me, but he will end up fighting another guy outside the top 10."

So, Whyte might be the master of the boxing ring, but his football skills certainly leave a lot to be desired! What do you think of his skills with a ball? Let us know in the comments.

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