Meet The 7-Year-Old American Sprinter Who Is The Next Usain Bolt

Ladies and gentlemen, meet Rudolph Blaze Ingram, the 7-year-old who is taking the internet by storm because he constantly breaks ankles with his incredible turn of speed on the football pitch.

'Blaze' is not only rapid on the field, but he is also a national track champion. The lad from Tampa Bay, Florida, cannot be stopped, seriously.

Back in 2017, Ingram was crowned a two-time AAU national champion, with 20 golds medals.

He also claimed the number one spot in in the national 55 meter sprint, beating his fellow competitors with ease.

Ingram, who currently plays for Tampa Ravens, might be one of the smallest players on the field, but his runs from deep cause absolute havoc.

The 7-year-old's coach, Jimmy Watson, said in an interview via Youth1 that 'Blaze' also has vision like he's never seen before:

"At running back you can count on him to put the team on his small back and carry us to the promise land." he said.

"At Safety it's unbelievable how he can make plays in the backfield.

"At running back he's very fast but even more elusive. The kid has vision like I've never seen in a 7-year-old before,"

Watson continued, saying the kid is an all-round great player:

"One second he's going one way and then you blink and he's going another way.He stops on the drop of a dime And runs so aggressive. The kid is one in a million at safety.

"He's so fast. He gets to the ball in the backfield and has great hips. I've yet to see someone put a move on him. The kids is an all-around great player."

NBA's finest, LeBron James, commented on a clip of the youngster in action, saying the fact he can switch the ball to his other hand on the right side, away from the defender, is even more impressive.

Now that's high praise, young sir.

Image: Blaze_813
Image: Blaze_813

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Jack Kenmare

Jack Kenmare is a writer at SPORTbible. He's interviewed some huge names in the world of sport, including Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Pele, Carles Puyol and Tim Henman. He dabbles in all things sport, but football is his biggest passion. He was once hit in the head by a wayward strike from Nicky Butt and lived to tell the tale.

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