Aussie football trickster catches eye of Real Madrid
He starred in a recent Hyundai A-League promotion and now his audacious football skills have earned global attention from none other than Spanish giants Real Madrid.
Jed Hockin, from Toowoomba, was the face of the A-League’s ‘Summer Football Festival’ campaign which saw him perform some outrageous tricks for the competition’s social media channels.
In a series of videos, Hockin’s unique array of skills attracted more than 200,000 views on the A-League’s Facebook page alone.
But it's one of his latest videos which has earned worldwide attention, thanks to Real Madrid.
After filming himself performing a series of tricks in a Madrid jersey, the European powerhouse shared the video to their huge fan base on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
And the response has been staggering.
The video has attracted 2.8m views on Facebook, 2.3m on Instagram and 131,000 on Twitter in less than 24 hours.