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Jennifer Garner wows in unexpected cheerleading video – watch

The 13 Going on 30 star gave it her all!

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Melanie Macleod
Wellness Editor
July 15, 2022
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Jennifer Garner proved you're never too old to take up something new, sharing a video of herself cheerleading on Instagram.

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In the clip, the actress, who turned 50 earlier this year, can be seen with a pair of red pompoms, shaking them pitchside at a football game alongside author Glennon Doyle. She captioned the video: "Glennon Doyle and I are proud to serve as The Soccer Moms for the warrior players of @weareangelcity FC.

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"We know next to nothing about the soccer, but we know how to tie shoelaces and bows, to cheer for and love—luckily there is room for all of us," she continued.

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As well as showcasing her cheerleading skills, Jen can be seen tying bows in the team's hair, knotting their shoelaces, high-fiving the players and handing out oranges, while showcasing her flexibility in an iconic cheerleading stretch.

Jennifer's fans were delighted with the post, writing: "Omg. This is everything," and "This is the best thing ever."

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Jennifer Garner and Glennon Doyle supporting the soccer team

It's not a surprise Jennifer has some serious cheerleading skills. She's showcased her extreme fitness on Instagram, earlier this year the star posted a video of herself performing a routine of super-speedy, incredibly coordinated box jumps and box squats, all in time to music, without missing a beat.

Think of it as a cardio, jumping, dancing mash-up and you'll be along the right lines.

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Jennifer Garner was the ultimate soccer mom, supporting the team

Jennifer turned 50 in April, and said of the milestone age: "I have this sense of what the heck, it's really here? All of a sudden, I'm allowing myself to believe I know what I know. It's empowering."

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