VIDEO: Philippe Mexes' goal could very well be the best ever from a defender... seriously 7 years ago

VIDEO: Philippe Mexes' goal could very well be the best ever from a defender... seriously

Philippe Mexes, you talented bastard.

The AC Milan centre-back clearly didn't get the memo that defenders aren't supposed to be hovering around the edge of the area preparing for one of the greatest volleys you're ever going to see.

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Mexes, who is usually more accustomed to kicking the shins off opponents, took to the air like a pony-tailed ninja before connecting first time with a corner delivery to put his side 1-0 up against local rivals Inter.

Who needs competitive football when we've got goals like this in the pre-season?