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Video - Wesley Fofana goes full Michael Jackson following Twitter bet

By James Harrington

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Wesley Fofana’s fast feet have left opposition defenders stranded for Clermont and France for years – and now he has given beleaguered French rugby fans something to cheer about following a dismal November international series when he made good on a bet to show off a few dance moves.

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The France and Clermont centre promised on Twitter that he would strut his stuff with a routine inspired by the King of Pop, if France’s tennis stars won a 10th Davis Cup.

“If France wins the Davis Cup,” he said in a video on his Twitter feed. “I will do a few moves like Michael Jackson.”

A few days after Les Bleus had just about escaped from the U Arena with a scarcely deserved draw against Japan, the country’s Davis Cup tennis team, finally gave sports fans something to celebrate when they beat Belgium in front of a crowd of 27,000 in Lille to lift their first title since 2001.

So, Fofana had to make good on his promise – which he did. “Something promised, something due,” he tweeted, above this video.

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Fofana was not considered for the November internationals as he was just coming back to the game after spending nine months out with an ACL injury suffered during a European Champions Cup pool match against Ulster in January.

He returned to Clermont colours in October – and as a member of France’s elite squad will, health permitting, be considered for the Six Nations, which kicks off in February.

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