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Meet Freestyle Soccer Star :Peter Mpofu (WATCH VIDEO)

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A Career threatening injury would have left Peter Mpofu down and gutted, but well all was history for the talented freestyle soccer sensation as it all opened doors for a new career, which has proved popular and unique.

Freestyle soccer in North America, is the art of self-expression with a football, while performing various tricks with any part of the body. Similar in style to keepie uppie, kemari and the ball discipline of rhythmic gymnastics, it has become a widespread sport across the world and is practised by many people.

Growing up in the dusty streets of Makokoba Peter was a football fanatic, inspired by Brazilian star Ronaldinho after watching the Brazilian star dribbling skills Peter only matched himself to that.

Peter Mpofu Freestyle Video

He played soccer from a tender age until an injury he suffered while playing for a Division 2 Side Celtics.

Ronaldinho
Ronaldinho

Name : Peter Mpofu

Born:22-June-1987

Genre :Freestyle Soccer

City : Bulawayo

Marital Status: Married with daughter Grace

Inspiration: Ronaldinho

Favourite Team: Highlanders and Barcelona

The day he will never forget on his soccer freestlying carrer was when he met the President during the 2014 21st February Celebrations in Bindura and His Excellency gave him money as he was amazed by the talents Peter desplayed.

Freestyle Footballers freestyling at the Red Bull Arena (Salzburg).
Freestyle Footballers freestyling at the Red Bull Arena (Salzburg).

With support and financial muscle Peter wishes to take his carrear further and attend freestyle soccer competitions.Incluiding the freestyling soccer world cup. Peter has in the past managed to showcase his craft during major events Incluiding Intwasa Arts KoBulawayo,Chibuku Neshamwari and Road to Fame Events.