Daniel Vidot proud after making WWE debut

Drew Darbyshire

Former Salford star Daniel Vidot made his WWE Smackdown debut on Friday.

The 30-year-old quit rugby league in 2017 to pursue his dream of becoming a superstar in wrestling.

Vidot suffered defeat in less than two minutes against Sheamus – but the former Samoa international was proud to make his professional debut.

He tweeted: “When people tell you it can’t be done, do it.”

Vidot became a star in the NRL between 2009-17, scoring 55 tries in 114 appearances for Canberra, St George Illawarra, Brisbane and Gold Coast.

The winger, who earned 10 caps for Samoa, enjoyed a spell in Super League with Salford in 2016, scoring six tries in 10 matches for the club.

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