Video: Proof that Paul Merson is still very good at football 6 years ago

Video: Proof that Paul Merson is still very good at football

He's still got it, you know?

You tend to forget that Paul Merson, the English language’s toughest opponent, was once one of the top midfield talents in England.

And then you watch this.

Merse was taking part in Sky Sports’ Man vs Machine contest on The Fantasy Football Club. He was up against the Globus Eurogoal, a contraption that takes a mean free kick.

Matt Murray, formerly of Wolves and now a Sky Sports commentator, is between the sticks.