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Meet the 6-year old with dazzling dribbles aiming for WNBA stardom04:29

Meet the 6-year old with dazzling dribbles aiming for WNBA stardom

United States, Atlanta
June 19, 2020 at 10:43 GMT -00:00 · Published

Basketball prodigy Sosa Cruz from Atlanta, Georgia has been breaking some ankles and hearing 'nothin but net' at the Momentum gym where she trains with her father, also named Sosa. Six-year-old mini-baller Sosa has been attracting a lot of attention locally for her skills that go way past her age bracket, and will hopefully propel her to stardom at the WNBA (Women's National Basketball Association).

Cruz has been the team captain and point guard for the Decatur Blazers boys team as well as in the i9 league for the Rockets, where she won a championship and took home the MVP award.

"I mean, it's the best feeling in the world, you know. Putting my daughter into sports, I played sports my whole life, and seeing what she does, it's just on a different level. She really works hard, as a six-year-old girl, six-year-old child, period, I've never seen anyone with the hard work ethic that she has," explained Cruz's father.

Footage obtained by Ruptly on Friday highlights Cruz's extremely high-level dribbling skills for a girl her age, sometimes successfully pulling off tricks with two basketballs at the same time. Some shots show her shooting form is pretty good too, making extremely high buckets at such an early point in her physical development.

The secret to being a six-year-old superstar, according to Cruz, is very simple. Upon being asked by her father what makes her so good, Cruz simply responded, "Because I work super hard to be better."

Meet the 6-year old with dazzling dribbles aiming for WNBA stardom04:29
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Basketball prodigy Sosa Cruz from Atlanta, Georgia has been breaking some ankles and hearing 'nothin but net' at the Momentum gym where she trains with her father, also named Sosa. Six-year-old mini-baller Sosa has been attracting a lot of attention locally for her skills that go way past her age bracket, and will hopefully propel her to stardom at the WNBA (Women's National Basketball Association).

Cruz has been the team captain and point guard for the Decatur Blazers boys team as well as in the i9 league for the Rockets, where she won a championship and took home the MVP award.

"I mean, it's the best feeling in the world, you know. Putting my daughter into sports, I played sports my whole life, and seeing what she does, it's just on a different level. She really works hard, as a six-year-old girl, six-year-old child, period, I've never seen anyone with the hard work ethic that she has," explained Cruz's father.

Footage obtained by Ruptly on Friday highlights Cruz's extremely high-level dribbling skills for a girl her age, sometimes successfully pulling off tricks with two basketballs at the same time. Some shots show her shooting form is pretty good too, making extremely high buckets at such an early point in her physical development.

The secret to being a six-year-old superstar, according to Cruz, is very simple. Upon being asked by her father what makes her so good, Cruz simply responded, "Because I work super hard to be better."

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