Some players are good footballers, and others are artists. Football freestylers use their tricks as a way of self-expression. Some are worldwide famous, and compete against others to be one labeled as one of the world’s best football freestylers. The following players are some of the best in the world and what CeleBreak considers the  top ten football freestylers from all around the world:

10. Gautier Fayolle – @gautierfayolle

  • Instagram: 55,9k
  • YouTube: 430,900 views on Footstyle TV

Gautier Fayolle is also known as Gautivity, the French guy that can score when he is behind the goal with a perfect curl. He was part of a 5 person freestyle group called ‘the switch’ , and now he is performing at shows in front of  more than 10,000 people. He was the  freestyle champion of France in 2013 and is a 3 times World Championship winner in 2011, 2012 and 2015. Fayolle is a  top athlete with a great flexibility.

9. Wassim Bensliame – @wassfreestyle

  • Instagram: 83,5k
  • YouTube: 300,000

Wassim Benslimane, a freestyle artist with a signature move; ‘’The Globe Trick’’. Now he is travelling all over the world to show his most greatest tricks. Benslimane fell in love with the art of freestyle football and became member of a group called S3 (Street Style Society). After hard work and dedication, he became a professional. He even holds the Guiness World Record for his ‘’Globe Trick’’, which he set in 2009. He even freestyled with the legend Maradona!

8. Bas van Velzen – @vvbasvv

  • Instagram: 95,3k
  • YouTube:195,973

Bas van Velzen is a Dutch player famous for his free kicks. He gave players from Liverpool, like Balotelli and Markovic, a Masterclass for taking Free Kicks. Can you believe it? He couldn’t either when he heard the news from Liverpool. But he really did teach Balotelli a lesson, and the video got over 5 million views. On his YouTube channel he takes his free kicks #LikeaBas.

7. Kim Football – @kimfootball

  • Instagram: 77,4k
  • YouTube: 28,258

Kim Football is an account where many freestyle artists are shown together. They have an  Instagram and Youtube account dedicated solely to football artists, it is not lacking content. They show the most greatest freestyle tricks, free kicks, and even review on the latest football shoes.

6. Andrew Henderson – @iamandrewhenderson

  • Instagram: 91.1k
  • YouTube: 72,482

This guy suffered from a terrible leg break, but he did not throw in the towel. Andrew’s desire to grow became even bigger, and he was determined to become a better player. Henderson became a 4x world champion and a 6x UK champion. He also performed at the 2012 London Olympics, and at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. He then went on to perform alongside David Beckham in China, and competed in a freestyle battle with Neymar. Now that is perseverance.

5. Lisa Zimouche – @lisafreestyle

  • Instagram: 593k
  • YouTube: 17,375

Lisa Zimouche is one of the world’s youngest football freestylers at only 17 years old. At the age of 13 she was already competing in the Red Bull Street Style World Final, and at the age of 15 she became World Panna Female Champion. She is a tough and dedicated girl.

4. Sofiane Touzani – @touzanitv

  • Instagram: 936k
  • YouTube: 277,534

It’s amusing to see that a couple of days ago Sofiane Touzani freestyled with one of the freestyler artists that we mentioned in our Top 10, Bas van Velzen. After only 4 days, the video already had over 79,000 views. Touzani is a Dutch football freestyler whose popularity rose at his very first YouTube video. The video got the attention of the EA games immediately, and he was asked to perform his tricks for the game FIFA street. In the second game, he even got his own character in the game. Players like Cristiano Ronaldo, Neymar, Thierry Henry and Robin van Persie watched his videos, and Ronaldo and Neymar were performing his tricks! He got his own YouTube channel, TouzaniTV, which is now one of the most popular football freestyle channels. He was invited to perform all around the world, but the highlight was his performance with Ronaldo in the packed San Siro stadium. They even call him ‘’pioneer of the modern freestyle football’’.

3. Josef and Jakob El-Zein- @skilltwins

  • Instagram: 1.6m
  • YouTube: 1,980,198

Josef and Jacob El-Zein: the identical twin brothers that can do a ‘’spin akka’’ in the blink of an eye. They are not only freestylers, butare also central and attacking midfielders for the VSK Academy in Sweden, one of Sweden’s best football academies. The twins were the first YouTubers that earned a sponsorship with Adidas and even have their own webshop! They showed their tricks to the famous coach Pep Guardiola, and they have been used by some top class players like Neymar and Zidane.

2. Séan Garnier – @seanfreestyle

  • Instagram: 1,9m
  • YouTube: 1,050,148

Séan Garnier performed for the legends Maradona and Pelé. In 2006, he started his own urban freestyle program, and now spends his time teaching master classes in the football freestyle art. He won the world freestyle championship twice and the French championship in 2009, 2010 and 2012. Séan Garnier is now a talented Red Bull Athlete. Red Bull said: ‘’some people do tricks, but Séan is a dancer’’.

1. Billy Wingrove & Jeremy Lynch – @thef2

  • Instagram: 3m
  • YouTube: 4,603,206

They go by the name F2Freestylers, but are also known as the world’s best freestyle duo. Billy Wingrove and Jeremy Lynch created a duo after performing at the 2010 FIFA Ballon d’Or ceremony. Before F2, they were pretty impressive individuals themselves. Billy performed live at the World Cup 2010 and was even signed to a professional Footbal Club (Tottenham Hotspur FC). He was the first freestyler who ever got signed. Jeremy was one of the stars in the famous UK documentary ‘’In the Hands of the gods’’, and he was a finalist on Britain’s Got Talent in 2008. Since they created their own artistic duo, their F2 brand became immense. Above all, they even have a clothing line called Rascal Clothing. They work together with the most famous football stars, like Neymar, Lionel Messi, Mesut Özil and Diego Costa.


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