Can you bend it like Beckham in a blindfold?

David Beckham is wearing a blindfold, he bends down to touch the ball as he is about to take a penalty

David Beckham’s tried blind football – now you can too!

Want to learn some tricks from the England Blind Football Team and have your chance to practice your ball skills and shoot some penalties wearing a blindfold?

 

Image shows David Beckham, on the left wearing a blindfold and holding onto the shoulder of Dave Clarke. Both are in sports kits as Clarke leads Beckham onto the pitch as Beckham prepares to take his first blindfolded penalty

Dave Clarke leads David Beckham onto the pitch as Beckham prepares to take his first blindfolded penalty!

Ahead of Blind Euros 2015, which we are hosting at our thePoint4 venue in Hereford this summer, we are partnering with the National Football Museum in Manchester to host an exciting family-friendly Easter event devoted to the Paralympic sport of blind football next Friday, 10 April. The event kicks off at 11:00am and entry is free!

 

Celebrity guests at the event include England Blind Football legend Dave Clarke, International Paralympic Committee President Sir Philip Craven, former England international Danny Mills and compering the event will be sports journalist and broadcaster Des Kelly.

The Road to Rio 2016 starts here…

 

Read more about the Blind Football demos at Manchester’s National Football Museum

 

Find out more about the Blind Euros 2015 on the official Blind Euros website

 

Article written by Bik Lee, Digital Media Officer at RNC