10-Year-Old Goalkeeping Prodigy Trained by Robot Catches Shots from Different Angles, Video Emerges

10-Year-Old Goalkeeping Prodigy Trained by Robot Catches Shots from Different Angles, Video Emerges

  • A jaw-dropping video of a talented 10-year-old goalkeeper in training has gone viral on TikTok, leaving everyone amazed
  • The young star was put through his paces by artificial intelligence, and he rose to the challenge with flying colours
  • With lightning-quick reflexes and unwavering focus, he saved shot after shot from every angle, showcasing his incredible skills

A remarkable video showcasing a 10-year-old goalkeeper's exceptional talent and dedication has taken TikTok by storm.

In the viral clip, the young athlete was seen being trained by artificial intelligence, attempting and successfully saving shots from various angles.

Young boy trained by AI catches ball
Robot trains young boy. Photo credit: @balllaunchofficial
Source: TikTok

His impressive display of focus and diligence has left viewers in awe, with many praising the youngster's remarkable skills, as shared by @balllauncherofficial.

Watch the video below:

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Legit.ng compiled some of the reactions below:

Steven Wharrier said:

“Had my bearings completely wrong there and for a moment I thought the machine was gonna sling a ball point blank into the coaches' face.”

Fabrice Star wrote:

“Better than Onana.”

Kaden Robbo commented:

“People act hating on a 10 yr old.”

Nb257 also commented:

“Does he know what side the shot is coming from?”

Big pierre:

“Already better than Joe hart.”

Dt Quinn:

“Is that Stuart Taylor?”


“J.P not as good as the one and only josh preston.”

Raymond Skipsey:

“I'm no coach or owt like that. But this to me is about building up technique around foot movement, and placement, out of the danger area. Great work!”

S Ball Launcher:

“Exactly that! He did seperate dills focussing on handling.”

Kieran Burke:

“@Ciara Lennon better than the Dundalk keeper.”

Lee,j_ aka Leeroy:

“Can we have him at newcastle till pope comes back dubravka is shocking atm.”

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“Might win a trophy in 15 years.”

Haydens Shorts:

“Great young keeper but keepers no longer fetch ball into body like I was taught as young keeper.”

Nwabali equals Ogedegbe’s 44-year record

Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that Super Eagles goalkeeper Stanley Nwabali equalled a 44-year record after keeping another clean sheet in Nigeria’s 1-0 quarter-finals win over Angola at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) 2023 in Ivory Coast.

The Super Eagles beat the Palancas Negras on Friday, February 2, to progress to the semi-finals of the continental football tournament.

After keeping another clean sheet against the Angolans, the 27-year-old became the first Super Eagles goalkeeper to keep four consecutive clean sheets in a major tourney in 44 years, surpassing Alloy Agu’s three games in a row in 1990.

In another development, Legit.ng also reported how video of a robot delivering food to a man at a restaurant sparked conversations about the place of work in the 21st century.

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