Senegalese Football Fan in Uncontrollable Tears After Meeting AFCON Hero Sadio Mané on the Streets of Dakar

Senegalese Football Fan in Uncontrollable Tears After Meeting AFCON Hero Sadio Mané on the Streets of Dakar

Lukman Mumuni
June 7, 2022 at 5:11 PM
  • A Senegalese football fan was left shocked after meeting Liverpool star Sadio Mané on the streets of Dakar
  • Sadio Mané shook hands and embraced the fan who almost broke down in tears after seeing the AFCON hero
  • The Senegal forward netted a hat-trick in the game against Benin to become his country's all-time leading scorer

A Senegalese football fan could not believe his eyes after meeting Liverpool star Sadio Mané on the streets of Dakar.

The 30-year-old forward hugged and shook hands with the fan cladded in the colours of Senegal.

In a video posted on Twitter, spotted by Sports Brief, the fans was almost in tears as he sang praises of the Liverpool star.

Sadio Mane, Senegal, AFCON, World Cup, Dakar
Senegal fan breaks down in tears after meeting Sadio Mane. Credit: @CAF_Online @ESPNFC
Source: Twitter

Sadio Mané is in Senegal after a long season with Liverpool, where he helped the Reds win the FA Cup and the Carabao Cup.

He scored a hat-trick over the weekend as the African champions began their 2023 Nations Cup qualifiers with a thumping win against Benin.

Sadio Mané broke Henri Camara's all-time goal scoring record with his three goals in the AFCON qualifiers.

Liverpool star Sadio Mane meets look-alike

Earlier, Sports Brief reported that Sadio Mané was hit with shock on the streets of Dakar after meeting his look-alike as Senegal prepared for their Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.

The 30-year-old Liverpool star had to take photos with his doppelganger for the records, so people might not confuse him with the young man.

In a photo posted on Twitter, spotted by Sports Brief, the pair could hardly be separated had Sadio Mané not wore a Senegal national team apparel.

Henri Camara congratulates Sadio Mane for breaking his record

Henri Camara has congratulated forward Sadio Mané after breaking his all-time leading scorer record for the Senegalese national team.

The Liverpool star's hat-trick against Benin in the Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers, saw the 30-year-ol move three goals up ahead of Camara to set a new record.

A delighted Henri Camara took to Instagram to pay tribute to their beloved star, Sadio Mane, insisting he is honoured by forward's achievement.

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