A gentlemanly doff of the cap is definitely due to this young lad by the name of Sam, who submitted the following video as part of MotD Kickabout‘s open call for DIY trick shot footage.
As you’re about to see, Sam absolutely nails a triple salvo, smoothly clipping his football through the basketball hoop in his back garden three times in a row, and all with nothing but socks on his feet!
— CBBC (@cbbc) March 10, 2016
Top stuff. All while playing in stocking feet, too.
If footbasket does eventually become a fully licensed international sport in the near future, we think we’ve just found its first global icon.