Print this page
Follow @abatimedia
Thursday, 30 July 2020 07:25

11-year-old Nigerian footballer sets Guinness world record with football skills

A young footballer identified as Chinonso Eche set a Guinness World Record with his football skills.

The 11-year-old footballer is now the youngest African footballer with the most consecutive football touches in one minute.

The young chap who is an indigene of Warri in the Delta State reportedly completed 101 touches while supporting another ball on his head.

In an exclusive interview with the BBC, he noted that he loves really loves to freestyle.

 

12022820_meet11yearoldnigerianfootballerwhohasaguinnessworldrecordlailasnews3_jpegf2cb623c8f240887897292a9f96a1a92.jpg?profile=RESIZE_710x

 

Giving his reason, he stated that he believes he has the gift adding that he always uses it to entertain his friends in school.

Speaking on when he started doing it, he said he started at the age of eight and this was after he watched videos of Jay Jay Okocha, Brazillian Gaucho Ronaldinho, and Barcelona footballer, Lionel Messi.

“My dad showed me videos of Messi, Ronaldinho, and Okocha and I started practicing. I will like to play for bigger clubs like Barcelona, Real Madrid, Chelsea and Super Eagles.”

 

Read 587 times

LET'S HAVE YOUR COMMENTS

LATEST NEWS