'Fastest celebrity hitting I’ve ever seen' - USMNT & Arsenal keeper Matt Turner impresses St. Louis Cardinals star Nolan Arenado in batting practice

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  • Turner spends a day with MLB's Arenado
  • Hits a series of big hits
  • Leaves Arenado impressed

WHAT HAPPENED? Turner got the opportunity to try out his hand at a different sport as he got together with the St. Louis Cardinals' Nolan Arenado. The goalkeeper took to the base plate at Busch Stadium and wowed the seven-time MLB All-Star with a series of big hits. Safe to say Arenado was surprised by Turner's batting performance.


WHAT THEY SAID: “That’s the best celebrity swinging I’ve ever seen,” Arenado said with a laugh as the two shared an embrace. “Usually they hit for a while because they can’t do it.”

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WHAT NEXT? Turner is still scheduled to play for the USMNT before returning to London to fight for a starting place with the Gunners.