Tweeps react to SA freestyle footballer Chris Njokwana breaking a world record

Tweeps react to SA freestyle footballer Chris Njokwana breaking a world record

South Africans have taken to social media to react to freestyle footballer Chris Njokwana shattering the Guinness World Record for the highest controlled football drop.

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Njokwana was challenged to control the football and make at least five touches without touching the ground after it was dropped from a very high altitude.

Not only did the talented freestyler break the record but he managed to touch the ball more than fives times without letting it touch the ground after it was dropped from a height of 37.4 metres.

Taking to social media, one of his friends posted about his achievement.

"Guys . I’m sooooo happy right now! My homie, my brother @KhristoJuggler broke the world record, previously held by Arsenal’s Theo Walcott, for the HIGHEST ALTITUDE FOOTBALL DROPPED AND CONTROLLED... I’m over the moon ❤️ S/O to @Heineken_SA for believing in him", @Drew_Lele wrote on 9 May.

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The post soon went viral and South Africans commented how proud they are of the footballer for achieving such a remarkable dream.

"We believed in Khris and he proved to all of us that he can do it, that's what legends do! " Heineken SA commented.

The new record holder also showed off some of his skills during an interview with Roger Goode on the Goode Morning show.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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