John Farnworth – World Champion Soccer Freestyler To Visit Blackpool Shopping Centre

05 November 2010

Tomorrow, Saturday 06 November, John Farnworth the world champion soccer freestyler will visit Blackpool Shopping Centre to showcase his skills as part of his role as Brand Ambassador for the new 'smart energy drink' Soccerade. John will be in the centre at 2pm to officially launch the product in Ireland, which is now available in Dunnes Stores, Spar and Londis. Soccerade, which is endorsed by Christiano Ronaldo is billed as the healthy alternative to other sports and energy drinks on the market, as a result of its total lack of additives, preservatives and other 'nasties' that have children climbing the walls! For further information visit Some of the skills John will be demonstrating tomorrow include the 'around the world' – the skill of passing the football around his foot, of which he has the world record (85 in a minute) He will also be on hand to offer tips on various other techniques such as how to balance the ball on your neck and the secret to keeping the ball in the air. So come along tomorrow to see a world champion in action in Blackpool Shopping Centre and you’ll also receive some promotional Soccerade goodies as an extra treat!John Farnworth BiographyJohn Farnworth grew up in Preston where he started his interest in football at a young age. As John began to practice he quickly realised that with regular dedicated practice it is possible to mimic the skills of great players and develop much greater and more exciting ones.John developed a passion for freestyle and in 2004 won a major competition that subsequently catapulted him to the forefront of football freestyling both in the UK and abroad. Since then John’s profile has grown rapidly as a top performer.  John has visited countries such as Holland, Thailand, Hong Kong,Singapore, Malaysia and America displaying his unique talents.Most recently, in December 2006 John was crowned the World Freestyle Champion in Amsterdam.  This is a great achievement for John already as he is only just started his Freestyling Career! The organisations John has worked for are plenty and include:  BRAZILLIAN SOCCER SCHOOLS, MANCHESTER UNITED FC, NIKE,E-ON, FIFA, GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS, BMW.  He has even performed at Ruud Van Nistlerooy's private party!For further information see