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Newcastle star shows raw talent at early age - video

Newcastle's man of the moment poses for cameras after an amazing pétanque shot.

The video might be four years old but it just goes to show the natural talent of Newcastle's number 10.

It was filmed in 2009, a year before Ben Arfa joined the Magpies on loan from Marseille. We see the Frenchman with family and friends trying his hand at pétanque - a form of bowls which originated in France.

What happens next is a piece of breathtaking skill combined with raw talent. Take a look.


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