Marshawn Lynch's prolonged retirement tour has brought him to an exotic destination: Australia. But it isn't football that drew him to the Land Down Under, or at least not the American kind.
Lynch wanted to try his hand at professional rugby. So he spent the day Wednesday with the South Sydney Rabbitohs, a team in the National Rugby League, and tried his hand at the game.
— South Sydney (@SSFCRABBITOHS) August 25, 2016
Lynch also had fun tackling a local TV reporter:
— 7 News Sydney (@7NewsSydney) August 25, 2016
And while not all aspects of his NFL career would translate well to professional rugby, his touchdown celebration was right at home:
— College Football (@CFSydneyCup) August 25, 2016
Doesn't look like he misses pads and a helmet.