Watch a young Jason Statham take a dive at the 1990 Commonwealth Games

The Transporter and Expendables star made an almighty splash in Auckland, New Zealand...

We’re used to Jason Statham winning at life, whether it’s as a box office hit, a boyfriend to a supermodel or an action star who always has the last laugh… 

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But before appearing in Snatch, Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels and the Transporter and Expendables series, a fresh-faced 23-year-old Statham competed at the 1990 Commonwealth Games in Auckland, New Zealand. 

And despite sporting a pair of seriously skimpy Speedos, Tom Daley, it seems, he ain’t.

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley’s other half may have beaten all of us by qualifying for the games, boast a full head of hair and rippling muscles – but this dive could sadly only garner him a top score of 2.5 out of 10. I guess you can’t win them all, Jason…

Take a look at “a very dejected Jason Statham” below in this archive video… 

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