Who is Billy Wingrove, is he a famous freestyle footballer and what Soccer Aid team is he playing for?

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BILLY WINGROVE will grace the Stamford Bridge pitch for the Soccer Aid clash on Sunday.

Yet, he is no stranger to big grounds and crowds, often entertaining fans at Old Trafford, White Hart Lane and Wembley Stadium.

Billy Wingrove has become known across the world for perform football skills at part of F2Freestylers
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Who is Billy Wingrove?

The 36-year-old Londoner was born December 17, 1982.

He is a life-long Tottenham fan with his father playing for Spurs during his playing career.

But Alan Wingrove also turned out for Arsenal, along with Billy’s cousin Greg Lincoln.

Billy has not been as successful is in regular football career, only turning out for the likes of Enfield, Ware and most recently Broxbourne Borough in the non-league system.

Is he a famous freestyle footballer?

Along with friend and partner Jeremy Lynch, Wingrove runs the YouTube channel for F2Freestylers.

The duo have over 10m subscribers and often film with world stars like Neymar, Eden Hazard, Luis Suarez, Lionel Messi and even NFL’s Odell Beckham Jr.

They give tutorials and challenges on a wide range of skills, also recreating famous goals.

Alongside their channel, they have also performed at stadiums across England like Manchester United’s Old Trafford.

F2Freestylers often appear in adverts for the likes of Coca-Cola, O2, Barclaycard and Disney.

Which Soccer Aid team will he play for?

Despite hailing from London, Wingrove will turn out for the Rest of the World team at Soccer Aid.

He will be coached by former Tottenham manager Harry Redknapp with well-known Arsenal fan Piers Morgan as assistant.

Yet, Wingrove will likely be excited to play alongside the fastest man on the planet in Usain Bolt, with Spurs legend Robbie Keane also starring.

While there are some well-known faces on the other side, Billy will be more familiar with one such player – his F2Freestylers partner Jeremy Lynch will turn out for the England team.

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