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Biggynice Apr 21 ( Post 1 )


British teenager Tommy Boyd hopes to make it as a professional footballer one day - and what better way to kick-start his career than by achieving a Guinness World Records title?




The talented thirteen-year-old recently broke the record for the Fastest time to complete 10 Maradona seven football (soccer) tricks during an event at Henley College in Henley-upon-Thames, UK.



Tommy completed the challenging juggling trick – which was originally made famous by Argentina football legend Diego Maradona and involves moving the ball between the two feet, knees, shoulders and head – in a speedy 29.78 seconds.

He smashed the previous record of 35.47 seconds which was achieved by multiple record-breaking football freestyler John Farnworth (UK) a few months earlier.

“I decided to break the Maradona world record because I’m passionate about my ambition to become a professional footballer,” Tommy told us in his application for the title.

Tommy Boyd football tricks
As well as showcasing his impressive skills, the young soccer player also had another reason for attempting a Guinness World Records title:

His grandfather sadly passed away from Leukaemia a year ago, and Tommy wanted to raise money for the blood cancer charity Bloodwise in his memory.

“Always strive for excellence in everything you do. Together we were amazing and I know that my Grandad is so very proud,” he said after the record was confirmed.


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