Born in the small city of Newport in 1983, Abbas developed a taste in sports at the tender of age 7. At 14 he discovered his passion while watching the 1998 Football World cup. Inspired by the skill and talent on show Abbas became a fan of the sport and was anxious to push the boundaries of what could be achieved with a football.
Abbas participated in the Nike freestyle competition in 2001 where over 30,000 competitors battled it out. Abbas Won the London competition and went on to be voted as the UK's "Freestyle King" by public votes.
Following the competition, Abbas featured in Jay Sean’s music video ‘Dance with you’, which was recognized all over the world.
Abbas discovered many original tricks which pioneered into the sport. One of his many popular tricks is called “Abbas Around the world”.
Abbas performed alongside with Ronaldinho and also set Guinness world record for most heel juggles in 1 minute
Over the years Abbas has worked hard to evolve his moves to push boundaries. In 2011 Abbas launched his show reel, showing what the human body is capable of. His video has reached over half a million views!
Abbas is now considered as a legend and pioneer of football freestyle, and is looked up to by many followers.
Furthermore he has now transferred his 15 years of professional experience to becoming the Founder and Director of Football Freestylers Ltd, the leading and most creative agency in the UK, representing only the finest of talents. Please take a look at: www.footballfreestylers.co.uk
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