Former England rugby winger Christian Wade scored a 65-yard touchdown on his NFL debut last night.
He turned out for the Buffalo Bills as a running back for the first time in a pre-season game against the Indianapolis Colts, coming on in the fourth-quarter.
From rugby star to the NFL ...
— ESPN (@espn) August 9, 2019
"I knew where I was going even before the ball came because they overloaded one side," the former Wasps player told ESPN.
"Then as soon as I got the ball I was off to the races. I was looking up at the screen to see if any of the linebackers or anyone was coming up behind me.
"I was looking up at the screen to see if any of the linebackers or anyone was coming up behind me."
The Bills went on to win 24-16.
Wade is trying to make a new career in the NFL as part of the league’s International Player Pathway.
The franchise tweeted after "this a Christian Wade fan account until further notice".
This a Christian Wade fan account until further notice.
— Buffalo Bills (@BuffaloBills) August 9, 2019