WATCH | Mexico’s 71-year-old basketball player ‘Granny Jordan’ is now viral TikTok celebrity

San Esteban Atatlahuca, Mexico Updated: Aug 05, 2022, 04:39 PM(IST)

Granny Jordan Photograph:( Reuters )

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Lopez, a local craftswoman with two long braids in her grey hair and a long skirt, tricks an opponent close to the basket to create room for a shot that she skillfully scores off the backboard. 

A video of Andrea Garcia Lopez lighting up the court in her tiny, isolated town of San Esteban Atatlahuca in the southern state of Oaxaca has been viewed over a million times since it was shared by her grandson, earning her the title “Granny Jordan” among TikTok users.

Lopez, a local craftswoman with her grey hair woven in two long braids, wearing a long skirt, tricks an opponent close to the basket to create room for a shot that she skillfully scores off the backboard. Even though her knee is starting to act up a little, she aspires to continue playing for many years.

(with inputs from agencies)
 

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