Nigerian boy hopes for future in soccer after setting freestyle world record
18 January 2021 | 8:53 am
Chinonso Eche from Nigeria set a world record for the most consecutive soccer ball touches in one minute while balancing a second ball on his head. The 12-year-old who has become an online sensation says he is planning to take his skills global when he grows up.
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