Watch: Paul Scholes breaks shooting game with two trademark strikes

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During his playing days with Manchester United and England, Paul Scholes was known to possess one of the most ferocious right foots in the game.

Judging by his participation in a shooting target game at a recent Pro-Am golf event, the now 41-year-old hasn't lost it despite having been retired for three years.

The BT Sport pundit was in China to take part in the 2016 Mission Hills Golf Tournament and the organisers might have wished the former United midfielder had stuck to the clubs after he appeared to break their carefully laid out game with two trademark strikes.

Scroll down to see the footage for yourself...

The game, as far as we can work out, involved a group of celebrities attempting to prove their accuracy when striking a football by hitting numbered panels - from 1-9 - from about 15-20 yards away.

The first three competitors' efforts are a mixture of the decent and outright awkward (we're looking at you Boris Becker). Then Scholes steps up in his typically casual style.

R.I.P. those numbered panels...

The way the former United star was able to take down not one, but two sets of numbers is pretty awesome. The fact he does it with such ease also suggests he could still do a job in a Premier League midfield!

We're just sad the video doesn't run on long enough to see whether Scholes managed to get his own unique hattrick and knock down those last three numbers.

Although Jose Mourinho is in the process of turning around Manchester United's fortunes at present, Scholes' precision with the football will still likely see fans of the club rue the fact that the midfielder's playing days are a thing of the past.

His career at Old Trafford spanned over two decades and, alongside the likes of Ryan Giggs, David Beckham, Cristiano Ronaldo and Roy Keane - amongst many others - he more than played his part in the most successful period in the club's history.

Given that he now spends most of his time critiquing the current members of the United squad, his skills over in China this week mean his comments come with a little extra clout too.

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