The internet is abuzz about a “nine-year-old Japanese Messi” who displays dazzling skills in a video that has gone viral.
The wonder-kid seems to be able to maneuver his way around players with ease . However it seems that nobody knows who this whiz kid is.
The young player is being compared to Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi as he shows mesmerising control to dribble past opponents in a similar fashion to the pint-sized Argentine.
And guess what? The kid has attracted the attention of Lionel Messi’s former coach at the Barcelona youth team – Francisco Javier García Pimienta – who posted a link to the video on his Twitter feed.
Watch this football prodigy in action: