Melody Donchet and Erlend Fagerli win the first-ever European Pulse Event in Riga

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WFFA Pulse Riga 2023, the first-ever Freestyle Football Pulse Event to take place in Europe, happened between July 28th and 29th at the iconic Ghetto Games Arena in Riga, Latvia. The competition featured an intense 1×1 battle format, where the continent’s top freestylers clashed to determine the champions of the male and female categories. The local crowd roared with excitement as athletes from 17 different countries across Europe showcased their unique styles, pushing the boundaries of what is possible with a ball.

In the end, two legendary freestylers emerged victorious and secured their spots in this year’s highly anticipated World Freestyle Football Championship Finals in Nairobi, Kenya: Erlend Fagerli, from Norway, took the victory in the male category, while Melody Donchet, from France, came back after a spell away from the competition to win the female contest.

The excitement did not end there, as four more female freestylers and four additional male freestylers earned their places in the upcoming World Finals:

These skilled athletes showed their mettle and dedication, proving yet again that Freestyle Football knows no boundaries when it comes to gender. The stage is now set for an unforgettable showdown in Nairobi, where these exceptional freestylers will battle it out for the ultimate title of World Champions.

Pulse Riga 2023 will undoubtedly be remembered as a landmark event in the Freestyle Football community, showcasing the immense talent and passion that drives this captivating sport forward – and heralding a new era in the global competitive circuit of the sport!

Experience again all the thrills of Pulse Riga 2023 thanks to the official live stream of its Finals:

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