The Belgian international was at London’s O2 Arena to watch the NBA’s Boston Celtics beat the Philadelphia 76ers last night, when he ran into the F2 Freestylers.
The guys from the F2 are of course hugely popular on social media for their video content, which regularly show them completing all kinds of flicks, tricks and outrageous pieces of skill.
However, despite the pair having 4.7 million followers on Instagram, de Bruyne had no hesitations about interrupting their debate about which of them is better at taking free-kicks.
Newsflash: de Bruyne is the best at free-kicks:
And the ex-Chelsea midfielder has the evidence to back his claim up, having bagged this sensational free-kick against Barcelona last season.
He’ll have another chance to showcase his talents from set-pieces this weekend too, as City take on Liverpool in the Premier League.