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The Facts You Didn't Know About Keepie-Ups

The Facts You Didn't Know About Keepie-Ups After reading this infographic, you will be able to impress your mates with your superior knowledge of keepie-ups! What is a Keepie-Up? You can often accomplish this task using your feet and head A keepie-up refers to the art of keeping a ball in the air for as long as possible You can use any part of your body to do this except or your hands and arms Where Did the Keepie-Up Originate From? Ball juggling is an art thought to be around 1,500 years old 01 The keepie-up originates from Scotland 02 1958 The first-known reference to its use was in February 1958 1980's 03 People started referring to the keepie-up as a "keepie-uppie" in the 1980s 04 What is the point of the Keepie-up? Pele was an expert of the keepie-up He called it "Freestyle Football", It is fun- obviously! It is a popular school playground game to play Footballers use it to practise their skills Fun Keepie-Up Facts Nikolai Kutsenko from the Ukraine did a keepie-up for Professional freestyler Dan Magness travelled 24.5 hours from London to Manchester doing an estimated 500,000 keepie-ups in 10 days Chloe Hegland from Canada managed to touch the ball 339 times in just 60 seconds He also managed to previously walk 36 miles without letting the ball touch the ground In 1967, Scottish midfielder Jim Baxter juggled the ball for several minutes to use up the remaining minutes of the match and win 3-2 against England There is a EHA UDAPEST World Freestyle Football Red Bull Championship that you can enter 2013's winner was Lukasz Chwieduk HENDERSON from Poland VRL An Englishman named Andrew Henderson came a close second Sources: Brought to you by: http://www.phrases.org.uk/meanings/keepy-uppy.html http://www.recordholders.org/en/list/ball. html http://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround/18038211 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Keepieppie http://freestylefootball.org/ sport 888

The Facts You Didn't Know About Keepie-Ups

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To accompany their Keepy Up competition (what's the best 14 keepy ups you can do in 20 seconds? Enter at betyoucan.com) 888sport have released this brilliant infographic! Ever wants to know the kee...

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