With the World Cup approaching this sharp suited conservationist thought he would have a kick-about with the Three Lions.
But instead of facing the England team, Kevin Richardson, also known as the Lion Whisperer, took on three real lions in a fascinating game of football on the plains of South Africa.
Mr Richardson has spent 20 years building up a rapport with the feared big cats and is famed for his relationships with deadly predators such as lions and hyenas.
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Suited and booted Kevin Richardson plays a game of football with three real lions on the African plain
Mr Richardson, who is also known as the Lion Whisperer took part in the stunt as a promotion for Dutch suit firm Van Gils
The 40-year-old has spent 20 years building up a rapport with the feared big cats and his famed for his relationships with lions and hyenas
In the footage, the 40-year-old demonstrates his football skills to evade the wild predators, whose powerful jaws could burst a leather football with the smallest of bites.