UAE woman, Areej Al-Hammadi, breaks soccer trick Guinness World Record for Hotstepping
Guinness World Record – Soccer Trick – Hotstepping, new world record set by woman from UAE
Shattering sports gender preconceptions, Areej Al-Hammadi, a young woman from the United Arab Emirates, has shattered the Guinness World Record for the soccer trick, “hotstepping.”
Ms Al-Hammadi from Dubai flies the UAE flag proudly, having completed an astonishing 86 repetitions of the ball control trick in 60 seconds. Smashing the previous record of 56, set in just in March 2020 in the UK.
“It’s an amazing feeling to break a Guinness World Records title!” Al-Hammadi tweeted.
A video on Al-Hammadi’s twitter account shows her fancy footwork as she accomplished her goal.
“It’s a proud moment an achievement for me, for my name to be on there, for my country, and for women around the world. I’m really happy.”
Al-Hammadi “took the challenge… within a residential area in Mirdif, Dubai, on a concrete ground outdoors, using a FIFA approved football,” the Guinness organisation said in a statement.
“I wanted to do something special. I managed to break the record following a week of practice but wanted to raise the bar on this record title to keep it, at least for a while.” Added Al-Hammadi, who also plays for the UAE National Football Team.
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