Watch: Mexico’s 71-year-old ‘Granny Jordan’ shows off her exemplary basketball skills like an NBA star: The Tribune India


Grandstand web desk

Chandigarh, August 8

Experience trumped youth when a video of a 71-year-old grandma showing off her basketball prowess like an NBA star went viral.

Proving that age is just a number, Mexico’s Andrea Garcia Lopez has become an overnight internet sensation thanks to her basketball dribbling, passing and shooting skills.

Having become a TikTok celebrity, the woman was named “Granny Jordan” by users.

In the clip, Lopez can be seen energetically dribbling a basketball. Dressed in a black skirt and white blouse with her gray hair braided in long braids, she impressively simulates an opponent. Her move earns her space for a shot and she kills him with a score.

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Her sensational skills stunned the internet, with many believing she could give NBA stars a hard time.

“Granny Jordan,” wrote one user while another commented, “She really is a superstar.”

A third user named her “Michael Jordan’s grandmother”.

The video was uploaded to TikTok by Lopez’s grandson and has amassed over a million views on social media.

According to a Reuters report, the video was captured in a remote town of San Esteban Atatlahuca in the southern state of Oaxaca. Lopez, a local craftswoman, reportedly told Reuters she hoped to continue playing but her knee problems were giving her a hard time.