Adebayo Akinfenwa has laid claim to coining the term “beast mode”. I’m not sure if that’s true or not, but I’m certainly not going to question him because, well, look at him. He can have it. His enormous size and strength doesn’t exactly scream “pro soccer player!”. He looks more like a power-lifter, or at least an NFL linebacker. None the less, he’s a soccer star. He’s also a World Record holder now!

Adebayo Akinfenwa just broke the record for most bench press repetitions using a Crystal Palace cheerleader as the bench press bar. Granted, this sounds a lot more impressive than the video actually is, because they get us on a technicality. The record doesn’t actually exist, therefore Adebayo only needed one rep pushing that little lady above his chest. Still, it’s worth the watch and it’s impressive none the less.

Anyone care to go for 2 reps?