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His beloved Real Madrid have only scored once in their last five matches but, judging by this video, Sergio Garcia has no such problems finding the back of the net.

The 38-year-old former Masters champion scored a peach in the annual “Players vs Caddies” football match during the weather-hit Andalucia Valderrama Masters.

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Garcia, who last month became the all-time leading points-scorer in the Ryder Cup, is no stranger to the ‘Beautiful Game’. He is the president and chairman of his hometown club, CF Borriol, for whom he has turned on various occasions over the past few years. 

Sergio Garcia Playing Football

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“Playing football is not as much pressure [as golf] because you don’t have that much time to think … everything is quicker, faster and you are moving all the time,” he has previously said. “I have always enjoyed being part of a team and sharing things with your teammates.”

Check out his strike below…


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Michael McEwan is the Deputy Editor of bunkered and has been part of the team since 2004. In that time, he has interviewed almost every major figure within the sport, from Jack Nicklaus, to Rory McIlroy, to Donald Trump. The host of the multi award-winning bunkered Podcast and a member of Balfron Golfing Society, Michael is the author of three books and is the 2023 PPA Scotland 'Writer of the Year' and 'Columnist of the Year'. Dislikes white belts, yellow balls and iron headcovers. Likes being drawn out of the media ballot to play Augusta National.

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