- Eche Chinonso has been officially recognised as Guinness record-holder for most consecutive football touches in the world
- Chinonso, known as amazing kid Eche, cruised to that significant landmark in just one minute
- The Warri-based football prodigy has also been recognised by FIFA, the world football governing body
Nigeria is a country of a plethora of talents and a recent confirmation to this is Eche Chinonso's breakthrough into the global stage from a local football freestyle prodigy in South-South oil hub Warri.
The 10-year-old freestyler is a product of hard work, and it seems his consistency is paying off faster than his imagination after he made his way into the most-sought Guinness World Record book.
Incredibly, Eche Chinonso who is widely known as an amazing kid has also been recognised and given a mention by FIFA, world football regulating body.
Chinonso is a potpourri of talents. At just 10 years, the young prodigy has the record title for the most consecutive touches of a soccer ball in a minute while balancing another ball in the head.
According to Guinness, Amazing Eche has the most consecutive football (soccer) touches, achieving that incredible feat within a minute.
"Meet Eche Chinonso originally from Nigeria. With only 10 years he has the record title for the most consecutive touches of a soccer ball in a minute while balancing another ball in the head,'' the world record body said in a post on Twitter.
FIFA was also impressed by the Nigerian prodigy's raw talents and was left in excitement while acknowledging the natural ability of the 10-year-old genius.
"How many kick-ups could you do when you were 10? We bet some of you were pretty good!'' the football regulating board said.
"Guessing you weren't doing them while balancing another ball on your head like Amazing kid Eche, though What a talent! And a@GWR record-holder, too!''
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that Cristiano Ronaldo said he is blessed to become a superstar footie despite coming from a small community Madeira in Portugal, saying he never thought he could have achieved so much at 35.
The Portuguese footie clocked 35 on Wednesday, February 5 and has found himself in the middle of social media discussion amid incredible show of love from football space.