A six-year-old Iranian boy who first amazed the world with his incredible football and gymnastics skills has now amazed his followers with his surprisingly chiseled physique.
Arat Hosseini, was trained from an early age by his father who posts images of his son on his Instagram page.
In it, the six-year-old shows off his tight six-pack biceps, which are unusually pronounced for someone his age.
Born in Iran, Arat now lives in Liverpool so he can train with the Liverpool FC academy.
Arat Hosseini, six, has wowed his 4 million Instagram followers with his impressive physique, football and gymnastics skills
The photos have led many of his four million Instagram followers to say he could be the strongest six-year-old in the world alongside one of the most followed kids on Instagram.
Arat gained international attention when videos of him scaling his parents’ walls when he was just three years old, and when he was four, a video of him playing football also went viral.
The video, in which many viewers mistook Arat for a girl with his long hair, showed him in a Real Madrid shirt dribbling a football with an incredible amount of control for someone his age.
He reportedly trains hard because he wants to look like his idol, the global football superstar Christiano Ronaldo, who currently plays for Juventus in Italy.
Arat’s father, Mohammad, has reportedly trained him since he was a toddler. He said his son first started gymnastics when he was 9 months old.
It wasn’t until he was about a year old that the family began to take the youngster’s athletic talents more seriously, allowing him to exercise for about 20 minutes a day, his parents said.
Arat trains hard because he dreams of becoming a footballer, Olympic champion and even wanting to look like his idol, Christiano Ronaldo
Arat’s father, Mohammad, has previously said that he has been training his son since he was one
Arat (photo) dazzled the internet with impressive football moves in a video that immediately went viral, with many praising the ‘girl’s’ athletic prowess
Through such training, he mastered a number of complicated gymnastic poses and athletic performance, with Mohammad guiding his son’s development every step of the way.
Arat soon discovered football and proved to be very adept at it, even receiving praise from Ronaldo and Barcelona’s Lionel Messi – one of his idols.
To talk with Iran Front PageMohammad said, “After realizing my son’s talents, on the advice of those around me, I opened a page on Instagram, which was extremely welcome not only in Iran, but also abroad.” Arat now has 4 million followers on Instagram.
Arat and his family currently live in Liverpool, where he is training at the Liverpool FC academy, and although they had plans to return to Iran for the holiday season, they were canceled due to the corona virus
Super strong Arat Hosseini has shown his incredible athleticism with handstands, flips and pull-ups
He previously spoke of his dream of becoming an Olympic champion and playing for FC Barcelona. In addition to training at the Liverpool Academy, he has also reportedly aroused interest from Arsenal, Manchester United and Barcelona.
Mohammad said that while he and Arat have no plans to return to Iran permanently, they wanted to go home for the holidays.
“We have no plans to return to Iran. We wanted to travel to Iran for a few weeks before the holidays, but that was not possible due to cancellation of flights after the coronavirus broke out. ‘
The father has criticized the fact that he forced Arat too hard and thus deprived him of his childhood, but he said that Arat has always been an active child and very interested in athletic activities.
He claims that he only helped Arat by training him and that he always acted in his son’s best interests.