Leyland's football freestyler Liv Cooke reveals her secrets of success in new book

Football freestyling superstar Liv Cooke knows how to win.

Liv Cooke
Liv Cooke

Her ball-juggling skills have won her world titles and millions of fans .

Now she is set to pass on some of her tips for success in a new book.

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Liv, 22, from Leyland was forced to give up her dreams of a conventional football career after sustaining a knee injury in her teens.

Liv's new book

But her subsequent freestyle stardom has seen her amass 4.5million followers on TikTok, as well as earn her roles as a BBC sports presenter and a UEFA ambassador.

Her skills have been featured in TV adverts and trailers and she also has her own businesses.

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Liv, who now lives in Manchester, holds five freestyling records.

Octopus imprint Cassell will publish her book The Way to Win in September. It is now available to pre-order.

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Liv “will show readers how to dream big and achieve success by taking them on a journey of self-development”, says the publisher.

She will open up about the highs and lows on her road to becoming the a world champion freestyle footballer.

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And she will share an easy-to-follow, 10-step guide to help readers achieve their dreams

Liv said writing the book had been a great experience.

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And she has decided to donate her advance and royalties to grassroots football clubs and a foundation helping homeless people in the Manchester area.

She said: “I loved every minute of writing this!

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“It was 18 months in the making.

“I want to say a big thank you you to my publisher for their patience and allowing me the creative freedom I needed in order to bring my vision to life.

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"I can’t wait for people to read it.”