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15 Aug, 2018 16:55

Never underestimate older players: Man schools youngsters in basketball (VIDEO)

Never underestimate older players: Man schools youngsters in basketball (VIDEO)

Video footage of a grey-haired man playing basketball with a group of young people, and leaving them open-mouthed by scoring a two-pointer, has gone viral.

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The footage shows the older man confidently juggling a ball as he approaches a shirtless defender who is easily swept aside with a fake hook shot. As the young man turns back his opponent skilfully performs a one-handed backwards shot which hits the rim and goes in.

The man left the playground to cheerful chants from the youngsters who were astounded by the trick.

At the time of publishing, the video, which was published on Twitter, gained 2.9 million views with many users praising the man for his talent and prowess.