Mehdi Hob Darvish,young footballer sets Guinness record

A young Iranian footballer has been entered in the Guinness Book of World Records for being able to roll a tennis ball from his foot to his shin.The bid by Iranian soccer whiz, Mehdi Hob Darvish, to set a world record ended in success Friday after he proved he could juggle a tennis ball on his shin 144 times a minute in Dubai. Officials from Guinness were present when the record was set.The Deputy Iranian Consulate-General in the Persian Gulf emirate of Dubai, Ali Naraqi, praised the achievement, noting that throughout history, Iranian youth have made quantum leaps in the realms of science, culture and sports.Hob Darvish is currently training to set a world record of juggling a tennis ball for 10 hours straight on his shin.


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