WATCH: Anthony Joshua Shows Astonishing Soccer Skills

Published 07/01/2021, 11:30 AM EDT
SHEFFIELD, ENGLAND – OCTOBER 17: Anthony Joshua trains during a media workout on October 17, 2017 in Sheffield, England. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)


Anthony Joshua ranks among the biggest names of boxing today. He is an undeniable face of the heavyweight division who has hooked in millions of fans with his out-of-the-box performances. Also, his exemplary prowess separates him from the rest in the division, and till today, he’s going supremely strong with his boxing stint.

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But Joshua’s skill sets aren’t just limited to boxing. In a recent video shared by a fan on Twitter, Joshua is seen showing off his extensive soccer skills. The pugilist first posted this on his official Snapchat handle. In the clip, Joshua dribbled the ball to the goal post and then scored a sublime goal.

This video is doing rounds on social media and ‘AJ’ is on the receiving end of huge praise coming from soccer and boxing lovers.

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Joshua is the biggest boxing star of all time and he often keeps himself engaged with his rigorous boxing training. However, at times, he transitions his focus from boxing to enjoy his time in leisure activities.

Moving further, ‘AJ’ will escalate his training programs to a new level altogether because he’s aligned for a title defense fight against Oleksandr Usyk on September 25.

In that bout, the unified heavyweight champ will look to register another successful defense and head into the undisputed title fight against either Tyson Fury or Deontay Wilder.

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Displaying a resume of 24-1, ‘AJ’ is one of the most intimidating heavyweights at present. Until now, he’s smothered every opponent he has shared the ring with. Despite boxing the very best for close to a decade, he has shown no signs of slowing down.

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SHEFFIELD, ENGLAND – OCTOBER 17: Anthony Joshua trains during a media workout on October 17, 2017 in Sheffield, England. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Joshua is unquestionably in the form of his life. Given the way he’s staging his career, his bouts serve as absolute treats to the boxing universe. He has everything required to be a heavyweight champ for the longest duration. Yet, it’ll be intriguing to see how makes the most out of his present opportunities and skills.

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan is a Boxing Author at EssentiallySports. He is a graduate from the International Institute of Sports Management who combines his love for sports, particularly combat sports, and his flair for writing and analysis to help him in his day-to-day work. He has prior professional experience with sporting organizations such as Star Sports, Khelo India, and NBA.

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