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Rob Gronkowski Doing Ballet

Watching a 6'6" Football Player Attempt Ballet Will Pretty Much Make Your Day

Watch Rob Gronkowski Take Ballet Lessons from MCB's Nathalia Arja

Ballerinas and football players are both superior athletes. So when New England Patriots Tight-End Rob Gronkowski was in Miami, he took Ballet lessons with Miami City Ballet's Principal Soloist Nathalia Arja. Take a look at this fun video and read the story from GQ Magazine: http://bit.ly/1WCKbxX

Posted by Miami City Ballet on Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Even the best athletes have trouble nailing down simple ballet choreography. When New England Patriots tight-end Rob Gronkowski stopped by a studio to take ballet lessons from principal soloist Nathalia Arja, he probably wasn't expecting it to be that hard. Except, watching his 6'6" frame attempt to leap through the air proves ballet is one of the hardest sports ever. It requires endurance, flexibility, and grace. Though the football player was a good sport and had plenty of confidence, his moves did make us burst out laughing. Rob doing ballet is all of us because no one perfects their arabesque moves in one shot (unless you're Misty Copeland). Watch his best attempts above, and then check out that time Misty tried to help Jimmy Fallon brush up on his ballet skills.

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