Apr 3, 2011

Soccer Boy

The internet has uncovered a new wonder-kid footballing talent from Japan. A video of a “nine-year-old Japanese Messi” has gone viral, as people around the world are dazzled by this new talent who seems to be able to just skip around players with ease.

Watching the video though, you can see why the player is being compared to Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi as he shows amazing close control to dribble past opponents in a similar fashion to the pint-sized Argentine football wizard.

And here's a reminder of how amazing Lionel Messi is: