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23rd Apr 2016

Anthony Martial laughs as he is immediately taken for drugs test on his way down the tunnel


Darragh Murphy

There’s no rest for the cool under pressure.

Anthony Martial will still have been panting from his passionate celebration following his FA Cup semi-final winner at Wembley.

The Frenchman again exhibited composure beyond his years when he slotted the ball past Everton goalkeeper Joel Robles in the 93rd minute.

But he didn’t get much time to celebrate when he and his teammates made their way down the tunnel to the dressing room.

Martial was pulled to one side by a Doping Control Officer to submit a drugs test which is nothing out of the ordinary, but definitely an unwelcome inconvenience when all you want to do is get showered.

Skip to the 3:30 mark to see Martial’s reaction to the test which coincidentally comes on the same day as news of a positive sample from Liverpool’s Mamadou Sakho was made public.