Michael van Gerwen heads into this next World Championship as the favourite and the man to beat and we take a look back at his first triumph in the latest throwback video.

Previously, Van Gerwen’s form in World Championship had been average but after losing out to Phil Taylor the year before in the final, he didn’t need a second opportunity.

He defeated Peter Wright in a brilliant 7-4 win; but for Wright it helped in sorts to relaunch his career after he was going to give up.

A good story for both players despite Wright not coming out on top, view the highlights of the final below:

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Author: Samuel Gill