Daniel Gill of Lahore made Guineas World Record for Pakistan on October 21, 2012 amid the Punjab Youth Festival 2012 in the event of Football Headings held at Expo Center. He knocked the football 335 times with his forehead just in 4 minutes and 46 seconds and succeeded to record his name in the Guineas book of world record. Amid this occasion Rizwan Qamar was the second striker on the opposite end.
From 2012 till 2017 now nobody can break the football heading record after them.
Daniel Gill earned this valuable honor through the stage of Model Town Football Academy (MTFA) where he prepares childerns and youth being a football coach.
Daniel belongs to a prominent Christian family of Lahore which is also known as the Football Family because of its passion for football.His brothers including Emmanuel Gill, Lazar Gill, Ezra Gill, Samuel Gill and David Gill have likewise been playing football for various clubs and associations.
Daniel Gill started playing football for Bata Shoes Company from 1970 when he was as yet a secondary school student. Amid this time he played a few national and local competitions in classes of under 14, under 16 and under 18. In 1985 he joined Pakistan Railways and represented his in All Pakistan and National Championships. He spoke to Punjab University (Blue shading) in the Pakistan Grants Commission Inter University Championship held in Sri Lanka in 1986. He likewise took an interest in SAF diversions in Islamabad amid the year 1989. He headed American International School, Lahore as a coach amid its visit to Japan in 1994. He went to AFC training course in 2007 and from 2006 to date he is filling in as a mentor at Model Town Football Academy in Lahore which is controlled by Mian Rizwan.
It is to be recollected that Punjab Youth Festival 2012 initiated on October 20, 2012 by Mian Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif, Chief Minister of Punjab. The celebration started by making Guineas world record in singing national song of praise by more than forty two thousand individuals with one voice. Among different records, making of a human national banner by more than 24,000 youngsters and youth is another exceptional accomplishment of this celebration which is still in a hurry.
”Football Heading World Record set by Daniel Gill and Qamar Rizwan during Punjab Youth Festival has given a message to the entire world that our youth is capable enough to achieve the task whatever it will be assigned and prove the world that there is no dearth of talent and brilliance in the country and its youth.”
We salute all Christians who made Pakistan’s proud.