Ex-Rangers star and 126-cap United States soccer legend Damarcus Beasley has joined in with the Kevin Thomson Academy challenge sweeping Scottish football.

The pacey winger might’ve hung up his boots last season but Beasley has clearly lost none of his ability making the difficult challenge look easy.

Participants of the challenge are expected to knock the ball off a wall with only the laces of alternating feet at least 50 times without letting the ball drop.

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Damarcus makes it look so easy and there are plenty of Rangers figures past and present trying their hand at the challenge.


Even Rangers boss Steven Gerrard took part in the challenge with the Liverpool legend showing he’s still got it by pinging the ball off the side of a house.

Challengers are also expected to tag other people to complete the challenge as footballers and football fans look to entertain themselves during the lockdown.


Beasley tagged former Rangers players Maurice Edu and Alejandro Bedoya nominating them to have a go.

On top of that Beasley also nominated fellow USA star Jozy Altidore and Corey Gibbs, but it’s the final nominee which will grab most people’s attention.

The world’s fastest man Usain Bolt is known to be a big fan of football and even had a brief spell at Central Coast Mariners in Australia.  (Photo by Matt King/Getty Images)

The former Ibrox winger – who was at Rangers between 2007 and 2010 – also tagged the fastest man alive, Usain Bolt.

Could we see ex-Rangers star Kevin Thomson’s unique challenge adopted by the Jamaican athletics legend?

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