The 16-year-old youngster has recently dominated the world of darts thanks to the amazing skill and craftsmanship he has demonstrated throughout this sport. At only 16 years of age, Luke Littler has become one of the most profound dart players, with this being just the start of his journey! It has been impossible to ignore his name which has been plastered all over headlines and social media all due to his raw talent. His story is quite incredible, and individuals across the globe cannot wait to see what is in store for this young darts man.
Luke Littler, also known as ‘Luke the Nuke,’ came second place against nation-famous darts player Luke Humphries in the World Darts Champion. Despite Littler’s loss, he came out the true winner after stealing the show with his raw talent in darts at just 16 years old. His age has sparked controversy online, as some people cannot believe Littler is so young with such a talent. However, his official birth certificate was released, and it did indeed prove Luke was born on the 21st of January 2007.
At just 18 months old, Luke’s love for darts began when his dad bought him his very first dartboards. It was a magnetic board from the pound shop and from his first throw, Littler was instantly hooked. From this point onwards, he spent his life working with his natural-born talent and skills to get to the point he is now. He has become an advocate for young talented people, showing that everyone should be given a chance, no matter their age.
Not only does Luke have an amazing talent, but he has been noticed for his quirky personality too. When asked in an interview how will he celebrate after the show as a 16-year-old, Luke simply replied with “I’ll probably just treat myself to a kebab and get myself some bottles of Coke or Fanta”. Fans love to see that Luke is authentic and relatable regardless of his recent influx of fame.
With this just being the start of Littler’s career, fans cannot wait to see what is in store for the talented 16-year-old. For more blogs on the latest sports news, please check out our other posts.