Sergio Parisse rolled back the years with a brilliant one-handed offload to assist a try for Toulon in Saturday’s Champions Cup game against Sale Sharks.
Magic Parisse Johnson #RCTvSAL pic.twitter.com/2KE3MbH0Z5
— Charles Nastorg (@CharlNastorg) December 12, 2020
The 37-year-old Italian legend received the ball just metres from the try line but a last ditch tackle from Faf de Klerk forced Parisse to produce a brilliant ‘alley-oop’ basketball-style offload to assist winger Ramiro Moyano in the corner.
He’s still got it 😎
The incredible @sergioparisse with a mesmerising offload to tee up that @RCTofficiel try 🙌
Absolutely superb.#HeinekenChampionsCup pic.twitter.com/YqjFaEDTYo
— Heineken Champions Cup (@ChampionsCup) December 13, 2020
This try helped Toulon to a 26-14 win in the opening round of the Champions Cup and full match highlights are available below:
Parisse has been one of the best number eights in the world over the past two decades and is the third most capped player in history with 142 appearances for Italy, making him a true legend of the game.