Paul Scholes shows he’s still got it as he rolls back the years with a clinical first-time half-volleyed finish during a home training session ahead of Soccer Aid appearance
- Paul Scholes showed he’s still got it as he took part in a home training session
- The ex-Manchester United midfielder was put through his paces by son Arron
- The 46-year-old shared a video which showed him finishing into the top corner
- Scholes will take part in Soccer Aid alongisde Gary Neville and Wayne Rooney
Paul Scholes rolled back the years during a home training session ahead of his appearance at Soccer Aid in September.
The former Manchester United midfielder will line up for the England XI alongside his old team-mates Wayne Rooney and Gary Neville while Patrice Evra will play for the World XI.
And Scholes, 46, showed he’s still got it as he stepped up his preparations for the charity match.
Paul Scholes rolled back the years during a home training session ahead of his appearance at Soccer Aid
Scholes was put through his paces by son Arron, who runs his own personal training business –
The ex-midfielder completed passing and dribbling exercises as well as well as finishing drills.
The video showed Scholes displaying a fine first touch before firing shots into the top corner.
The ex-Manchester United midfielder showed he’s still got it as he finished into the top corner
He shared the video on his own Instagram page alongside the caption: ‘Top session done with @azscholes.pt …now I know why ‘The Boss’ always left me out whenever the sun was shining.’
Scholes received plenty of plaudits from former team-mates and fans with United’s official account sharing the video.
Dimitar Berbatov commented on their post: ‘Yesss @paulscholesaaa class is permanent.’
David Beckham was also full of praise for his former team-mate, writing: ‘Once u had it, u never lose it,’ followed by two flame emojis.
Rio Ferdinand and former cricketer Michael Vaughan shared similar praise while comedian Paddy McGuiness joked: ‘I hope you’re this lively in the bar after the match.’
Evra joked that Soccer aid would be ‘hot’ this year as he put two flame emojis in reference to Scholes’ comment about the heat.
Some fans asked Scholes whether he would be coming out of retirement again while one wrote: ‘Give this man the keys to Old Trafford. World class!’