Mitcham influencer’s football video viewed by more than 10m people in just one month

By Melissa Kasule

A football content creator, Tom Nolan, has gone viral after a shared video received more than 10 million views within a month.

Partly raised in Mitcham, the influencer’s effortless top bin – shooting the ball into the top corner of the goal – on Sky Sports’ Soccer AM was viewed and shared by millions.

Tom, pictured above, was first introduced to football by his grandfather – a Crystal Palace supporter and took him to his first premier league game.

The pair bonded over football until his grandfather’s passing – but Nolan continued to practice his football skills to make him proud.

He said: “I like to think he’d be proud to see where it’s all taken me so far!”

Tom filmed himself in school doing football tricks but, posted his first video in 2015 reaching more than one million views.

The viral star has now travelled to LA, toured with Manchester United players and has a partnership with Adidas London.

 

 


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