Age is just a number when it comes to dreams and activities. Proving the maxim is right, 71-year-old Andrea Garcia Lopez from Mexico has become an internet sensation with her basketball skills.
The elderly woman’s superb basketball skills have amazed netizens and she has been dubbed ‘Granny Jordan’ by TikTok users. A video of her playing basketball has gone viral on different social media platforms.
In the clip, Lopez is seen energetically dribbling a basketball. With her gray hair braided in long braids and wearing a skirt, she simulates an opponent. Her move earns her space for a shot and she kills him with a score.
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According to a Reuters report, the video was captured in the small, isolated town of San Esteban Atatlahuca in the southern state of Oaxaca. Lopez, a local craftswoman, reportedly told Reuters that she hopes to continue playing for many years, even if her knee is starting to get a bit irritated.
In June this year, James, 64, from Kerala won hearts online with his fearsome soccer skills. The truck driver was seen juggling a soccer ball over his shoulders and head in the viral video. Instagram user Pradeep who shared the video mentioned James carrying his football kit with him in his truck. He is the only one among his peers who still plays the game. He was a member of the Wayanad district football team.