Amazing soccer skill from a 7-year-old
Brazil is a country of soccer. They have Ronaldo, Ronaldinho, Neymar, with special techniques such as trivela, rabona, elastic... Brazil is also famous for its street soccer and young talents. Vasco Da Game, the largest soccer club in Rio, holds a monthly test of 9 to 16-year-olds to enroll in gifted clubs. They come from many different regions, but the most crowded, and the most appreciated are the children from the favela (a Brazilian word, which mean “slum”).
In Brazil, you can see little boys playing soccer like a pro everywhere. And Marco Antonio is such a boy. Born in 2011, the kid became famous when his father posted this amazingly interesting video on the internet. Currently, Marco is being noticed by many recruiters. It is possible that you will meet this talented boy at a famous stadium in the near future. This kid will go places, for sure.
By: Peter Baker