On Saturday, February 16, Twitter user @akinsawyerr shared a video to make an important point about equality of opportunity.
Alongside a video of a middle-aged woman brilliantly juggling a soccer ball, Sawyerr wrote:
"Talent is evenly distributed, opportunity isn't."
Talent is evenly distributed, opportunity isn’t https://t.co/bWvFVLlyHN— Akin (@Akin)1550339526.0
The video made an impact on many Twitter users who realized the woman's skill was far beyond their own.
@AkinSawyerr @Ya_a_seen_Him Meanwhile, in Barcelona. https://t.co/bLh64WuCtl— Julian T Richardson. (@Julian T Richardson.)1550387860.0
@AkinSawyerr Dont understand the language but am pretty sure she said "u are all useless" to the men standing there at the end— Sean (@Sean)1550353926.0
@AkinSawyerr @kuvie_ I’m just happy watching this😊😊👍🏾👍🏾— #ODOBRA🌴🥥 🇬🇭🇳🇬🇯🇲 (@#ODOBRA🌴🥥 🇬🇭🇳🇬🇯🇲)1550366754.0
Though the talented baller may not have the resources to become a professional player, there's no doubting her talent.
@AkinSawyerr She makes it look easy. Dope Af. 🔥— Vincent (@Vincent)1550373703.0
@AkinSawyerr She is superb— Omeiza1 (@Omeiza1)1550375869.0
@AkinSawyerr @CapitalNekia She can obviously do that in her sleep. Wow!— Lia Marie (@Lia Marie)1550380453.0
@AkinSawyerr Talent!!!!— Shennika (@Shennika)1550364877.0
If things had been different, she might have become a soccer star.
@AkinSawyerr @ayosogunro Incredible 👏— THA MASTERMIND (@THA MASTERMIND)1550389227.0
@AkinSawyerr She needs to practice her diving, rolling around in ‘agony’ and looking in a mirror, she’ll then be re… https://t.co/CH2Vo1Snk4— Matthew Ross (@Matthew Ross)1550413510.0
@AkinSawyerr The caption broke my heart a little 😔— D. (@D.)1550425458.0
And yet, she's still capable of astounding feats!
@AkinSawyerr @thelaolu She is wearing skirt 🔥🔥🔥— Ayotunde (@Ayotunde)1550347456.0
@AkinSawyerr Now that is impressive! Talk about soccer skill/ball control‼️How much more talent is out there that n… https://t.co/s16Qcomjqh— Anthony Barone (@Anthony Barone)1550409830.0
Our goal in the world should be to ensure those with the ability to do great things are given the opportunity to prove themselves.