Thursday 14 December 2017

Chad cross-over bearing fruit

As reported last week, Cincinnati Bengals' Chad Ochocinco is using his time locked out from his regular NFL day job productively by pursuing his dream of playing Major Leagues Soccer with Sporting Kansas City.

If day one of his four-day trial this week looked nothing more than a media stunt, with Ochocinco left out of breath and appearing to have all the ability of a Chechen warlord, his second day left his new colleagues a little more impressed after the wide receiver-turned winger managed to cross the ball.

"That was a great ball in; (striker Birahim) Diop has to finish that," joked one of his new colleagues Teal Bunbury, who applauded his effort.

Unfortunately for Ochocinco, most of the media posse that attended his first training day, didn't stick around to witness his silky skills.

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