Aussie trick-shot teen goes viral thanks to Real Madrid

Toowoomba teen Jed Hockin has already earned praise across Australia for his amazing trick-shot videos but now he's caught the eye of non-other than Spanish giants Real Madrid.

Jed Hockin

Jed Hockin (L) and Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo Source: Instagram @jedhockin, Getty

The 18-year-old, who has over 38,000 Instagram followers, is now a global sensation after Real Madrid shared one of his trick-shot videos on their social media sites.

Thanks to the share the video has now had close to seven million views worldwide across Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

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Hockin explained he wore a Real Madrid jersey in the video in the hope the La Liga club might notice.

“I can’t possibly explain how I feel about it,” Hockin told theThe Toowoomba Chronicle.

“I had a plan to shoot a video in my Real Madrid shirt and send it to them in the hope they’d post it.

“When they posted it I was blown away. I’m just doing something I love and it’s hard to believe and comprehend that so many people are watching and enjoying it.

“It goes to show that ­nothing is impossible if you have passion.”




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Published 19 January 2018 at 4:52pm
Source: SBS The World Game