Anthony Martial reacted comically to post-match drugs test

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Anthony Martial's heroics handed Manchester United a place in the FA Cup final and it's safe to say that the talented Frenchmen celebrated in style as he sprinted into the Wembley crowd on Saturday afternoon. 

With just seconds remaining on the clock - and United and Everton all square at 1-1 - Martial tucked the ball home accurately to secure the victory for Louis van Gaal's side. 

It was a special day for Martial, who looks destined to become an exceptional player. Following his high-profile move from Monaco, the versatile forward has defied critics, producing a number of splendid performances for his new club.


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The forward's debut will never be forgotten, of course - he scored a fine solo goal to help United claim a 3-1 victory over rivals Liverpool - but his latest strike has to be his most important one yet. 

After celebrating on the pitch, it's likely that he would have been excited to celebrate with his teammates inside the dressing room. Well, unfortunately, things didn't quite go to plan for him. 

Martial reaction 

As he walked through the tunnel, he was stopped and told by a doping control officer that he had to take a drugs test. 

As you can image, his reaction was rather comical as he groaned to the amusement of the doping control officer.

Anyway, you can see the moment (3:40) here, while you can also watch the rest of Tunnel Cam from FATV...

Martial, alongside fellow United youngster Marcus Rashford, looks destined for greatness and fellow United teammate Chris Smalling has insisted that the pair scared the Everton back-line. 

Smalling has his say 

Following the contest, as per the Manchester Evening News, Smalling stated: “Now, I think the world's their oyster if they can stay fit and keep playing together.

“I think you can see the Everton defenders were really scared to get tight with them, because they've got that ability in behind them and it's great to have that attacking edge to our game.”

Smalling also had special praise for United's match-winner, as he went on to say: “Not many players come in with that amount of pressure and he was relatively unknown to the majority of us, so to see him turn up week after week, he's our main attacking threat and he's been brilliant all season.

“You can see that when he gets the ball he's got the beating of anyone no matter who he's playing against. He more often than not gets the beating of them and that's great for us, because you just want to feed players like that who are constantly that high on confidence all season.

“You can tell in training sessions, his pace, his ability to take on people, after a few training sessions you have to try and suss him out.

“No one is going to have a harder circumstance coming to Old Trafford with the pressure he had and performing how he is. A lot of players come with potential but it's how they perform on that stage and luckily enough for us he's took it's like it's nothing.”

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