Sunday 16 December 2018

'F**k you' - Former Racing team-mate's humorous post-game moment with Johnny Sexton sums up French frustration

Johnny Sexton and (inset) shares a laugh with former teammate Wenceslas Lauret at the end
Johnny Sexton and (inset) shares a laugh with former teammate Wenceslas Lauret at the end
Jonathan Sexton of Ireland salutes the Irish fans

It was a moment that will be immersed in our memories for years to come.

Ireland looked beaten as they came up against the Blue resistance in the 82nd minute in the Stade de France. The home side led 13-12 and despite going through 41 phases of play, Ireland were not gaining much ground.

Enter Johnny Sexton.

A huge 42 metres from the French goal, the Ireland outhalf knew he needed the kick of his life if Ireland were to snatch victory. And how he delivered.

Sexton's sensational drop goal sent Ireland into dreamland as the French players fell to the pitch, hands in heads.

Former Racing 92 teammate Wenceslas Lauret shared a humerous moment with Sexton as he could only, jokingly, muster the words "f**k you" to the Ireland man.

Watch the magic moment here:

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