Devin Funchess breaks world record at Empower Field

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Helicopter football is a new thing. After watching the video, I think more people would watch this than the Pro Bowl a week before the Super Bowl.

A host of pass catches participated in a charity event on July 13th called Global Field Day that encourages children to play after a long year of being under quarantine. Among the attendees was Denver Broncos wide receiver KJ Hamler, but it was Green Bay Packers wide receiver Devin Funchess who stole the day.

Dressed casually and in house slippers, Funchess keyed in on a ball dropped 750 feet from a helicopter to break the World Record for such a thing.

Packers WR Devin Funchess set a world record yesterday by catching a football dropped from 750 feet up by a helicopter. It was presented by #GlobalFieldDay, a charity initiative focused on empowering the youth. pic.twitter.com/uQabdJDCBP

— Justis Mosqueda (@JuMosq) July 14, 2021

This ‘World Record’ was set by Rob Gronkowski just a few months ago in April when he caught a pass dropped from 600 feet.

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