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Simu Liu’s Incredible First Pitch Proves Why He's Marvel's Newest Superhero Star (VIDEO)

Throwing a first pitch at a packed MLB stadium in California is hard enough for most people, but Simu Liu is apparently not most people!

The star of Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings threw the ceremonial first pitch at a Giants-Dodgers game on Sunday, September 5, and he capped off the moment with a real-life superhero moment.

Not only was the pitch great — dropping the curveball in for a strike — but the backflip followed by the superhero landing pose was certainly worthy of "one of the best first pitches this year," according to the MLB's tweet.

Liu was at Oracle Park to promote his new Marvel film, which makes him the first Asian-American superhero to lead his own film in the iconic franchise. While most Canadians will recognize him for his Kim's Convenience role, his acrobatics clearly show he's in full superhero mode.

But it apparently wasn't as impressive for the man himself, who later tweeted that his pitch was "500% faster" in his own head. Don't worry, Simu — the other baseball pitchers might have thrown faster but none of them did a backflip on the mound!

SPOILER ALERT: Harry Styles is now part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

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Toronto's Simu Liu has had a lot of jobs over the course of his career — star of the latest Marvel film Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, Kim's Convenience alum, and who could forget his gig as a stock photo model back in the day. But long before those roles came along, he actually had his sights set a bit lower, on a coveted retail job at Abercrombie & Fitch.

Many believe Simu Liu's now-famous tweet back in 2014 manifested his role as Shang-Chi, and he told Narcity that this same tenacity may have paid off in his younger days as well. In a slightly less epic degree, Liu said he kind of manifested a job at Abercrombie & Fitch during college.

"When I was in college, I really wanted to work for Abercrombie, and I remember I would hear stories of some of my friends who would go shopping, and they would get scouted to work," he said.

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Even though he's breaking box office records and getting invites to the hottest Hollywood events, Simu Liu is still the same Sauga boy he's always been.

That was never more evident than in his Instagram post after he attended the Met Gala for the first time last night, where he apparently trod on a lot of famous people's toes — almost literally.

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Simu Liu's Stock Photos Are Unofficially In The MCU After This Amazing Photoshop Job

"Shang-Chi and the Ten Powerpoint Slides" coming to theatres soon. 🤩

A collection of hilarious Simu Liu stock photos have been circling the internet for a while, and they've now been unofficially added to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, thanks to a hilarious Photoshop job.

Twitter user @svmberg made a thread of every stock photo of Liu that they could find and created edited versions as well. The edited photos show the actor as Shang-Chi at a business meeting and Liu at a meeting with Marvel characters, including Black Widow, Captain America and Falcon.

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