Budgam football trick shot artist makes it to International Book of Records
Post by ARIF RASHID on Wednesday, May 3, 2023
Budgam, May 02: Shah Huzaib, a 21-year-old football trick shot artist from Charar-I-Sharief in Central Kashmir's Budgam district, has set a new world record for "Maximum Football TrickShot Hits in Baskets in 30 Seconds" at the International Books of Records.
On February 5th, 2023, he attempted eight football trickshot hits in 30 seconds and created the world record, which was later certified on April 29, 2023, by the International Books of Records.
Huzaib, who started playing football in 2016, became interested in football trickshot hits after watching a video on YouTube. He started practicing the videos and, during the COVID-19 lockdown, began sharing his videos on social media platforms like YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.
His videos received a huge response, inspiring international football players and clubs to appreciate his skills. In 2021, he auditioned for "India's Got Talent" and received the "Kashmir Young Achievers Award" from Lieutenant Governor Manoj Singh.
Huzaib shared his journey with TEDx Talks in Bangalore in February 2023. He believes that social media platforms can help talented individuals showcase their skills and receive recognition and offers from companies. He is promoting various products on Instagram, earning some money through his endorsements.
Despite not having access to a football ground to practice, Huzaib continued to hone his skills at home. He hopes to create more football trickshot records on different platforms and shine in his career. Huzaib's achievement is a reminder that hard work and perseverance can lead to success.