"Football in action" -Birthday edition

“Those were the days— booting a leather football truer and farther than you ever expected!”
SEAMUS HEANEY, Three Drawings

A Red velvet cake layered with cream cheese frosting & frosted in Ganache. Design inspiration- The cake depicts a little boy's excitement over those intense moments of a football in action striking the goal post. A watercolor effect has been given to the cake to bring the feel of the playground beneath the blue skies.The football & scoreboard have been hand-sculpted in Fondant, Goalpost in royal icing.Made for Darren, an ambitious football player on his 12th birthday as a gift from Lorna Pinto.