Call it the feathered fullback.

A golden eagle was filmed swooping in on a soccer practice in North Vancouver, dribbling the ball and even taking a few shots much to the amazement of onlookers.

The March 25 video, titled “Eagle tries out for Mountain United,” shows what appears to be a juvenile bald eagle curiously pecking a soccer ball at a practice for Mountain United Football Club last week.

By the end of the video, the bird appears to lose interest and soars off.

Eagle biologist David Hancock said ..........


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