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16 April 2015updated 26 Sep 2015 7:01am

It turns out Ed Miliband is amazing at pool – watch his trick shot

Cue applause.

By Media Mole

This mole, in spite of sniffing around Westminster’s drinking holes, only heard about the Labour leader’s love of pool in a recent Guardian interview. Here’s an extract:

Miliband is desperate for a game of pool. One of his team corners a teenager. “Would you like a game with Ed Miliband?”

“No, not really,” says the boy.

Miliband laughs, and is undeterred. A young woman is happy to oblige and they play a few shots, both potting balls.

It turns out Miliband is obsessed with pool and snooker. On the train back to London, I tell him I ghost-wrote two books for snooker champion Ronnie O’Sullivan. Miliband’s eyes are on stalks. “Really?” he says. 

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And here he is in action – even The Sun admits that the man “has skillz”.

Watch his trick shot: