12-year-old Nigerian boy and Guinness world record holder reveals how Messi, Ronaldo inspired him

12-year-old Nigerian boy and Guinness world record holder reveals how Messi, Ronaldo inspired him

- Chinonso Eche has named Ronaldo, Messi and Okocha as three stars who have inspired him

- The 12-year-old Nigerian also explained that his desire is to play in Europe in future

- Okocha was one of the finest African footballer who played in the Premier League

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Chinonso Eche who is a 12-year-old Nigerian player has set a world record for the most consecutive soccer ball touches in one minute while balancing a second ball on his head.

This is an incredible record for a youngster who is aspiring to take his football career to the highest level by playing in Europe in the future.

Although, there are many talented young footballers in Nigeria with some playing for academies across the West African state, but Chinonso Eche has been able to distinguished himself.

While speaking on his football career, Chinonso Eche explained that no one taught him his brilliant skills as he thanked his father for the impact he is making in his life.

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He stated that watching the videos of Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Austin Okocha has really helped his football skills.

''No body taught me all these skills, but my father has been of great help by providing the videos of Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and Okocha for me to be watching.''

Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi are among the footballers whose name in the round leather game can never be forgotten considering their contributions so far.

Okocha also was a joy to watch during his active playing time for all the clubs he has played for and also in the Super Eagles.

12-year-old Nigerian boy and Guinness world record holder reveals how Messi, Ronaldo inspired him
Cristiano Ronaldo and Messi in action in the Champions League. Photo by David Ramos
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Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Chioma Omeruah who is a popular Nigerian actress and musician chose former Super Eagles captain Austin Jay-Jay Okocha as the man she would pick if being asked to settle down with a footballer.

The 44-year-old who is the daughter of former Nigeria's Minister of Sports Chief Omeruah Emeka has been doing excellently well in the entertainment industry where she has successfully made a name for herself.

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While speaking in an interview, Chioma who is known as Chigul explained that her lovely dad had years back entertained big Nigerian footballers in his house.

Former Super Eagles stars like Daniel Amokachi, Austin Okocha and Kanu Nwankwo are some who had visited Chief Omeruah in his house when he was the head of the Nigerian Football Federation.

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