Original Red Bull Street Style champion Séan Garnier will be joined by
Spanish star Cesc Fàbregas on November 14 for the 2020 Red Bull Street
Style World Final broadcast when 24 athletes from 11 countries will
compete on a livestream. Here is all you need to know:
After five months of intense competition, the 2020 Red Bull Street
Style World Final line-up is now set with a fascinating mix of
international talent going for glory.
- Sixteen male and 8 female
freestyle footballers will battle it out in an online format for the
first time in front of a global livestream audience on November 14,
- Having overcome more than 500 hopefuls, those who made it
through span four continents with Japan's eight athletes making it the
best represented country.
- The men's World Final includes 2018
World Champion Erlend Fagerli of Norway and his brother Brynjar Fagerli,
while the 2013 World Champion Szymon "Szymo" Skalski of Poland and 2016
runner-up Kosuke Takahashi of Japan will also be among the favourites.
Takahashi said: "It's very exciting. Japanese freestylers have their
own creativity and originality. I think I have a chance to win, but
there are many strong opponents."
- The women's World Final
roster serves up a dream confrontation as every female World Champion –
Kitti Szász of Hungary (2012, 2013), Aguska Mnich of Poland (2018) and
Mélody Donchet of France (2014, 2016, 2019) – competes while newcomers
like Japan's Miyoshi Miharu and the UK's Lia Lewis Gribius are also
- Szász, 29, said: "It's exciting – I like to try myself
out in new situations. I will try to do my best to reach the top again
after so many years. I've never trained this much before and I hope I
can give the best of me."
- French freestyle legend Garnier won
the inaugural edition in 2008 and can't participate this year due to
injury, but he will be the expert commentator for the live broadcast as
Monaco midfielder Fàbregas is the exclusive judge for the 2020 "Best
- Garnier, 36, explained: "Some of the tricks
that are really impactful on stage might not seem so powerful in front
of the camera, because the perspective is different, so you need to have
a secret weapon to surprise the judges."