'Super Sadio': Fans Sing Praises of Sadio Mané After His Man of the Match Performance in the Champions League

'Super Sadio': Fans Sing Praises of Sadio Mané After His Man of the Match Performance in the Champions League

Godwin Nii Armah Tagoe
updated at April 12, 2023 at 8:13 PM
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  • Sadio Mané finally opened his goal-scoring account for Bayern Munich in the UEFA Champions League against Viktoria Plzen
  • Mané appears to have finally found his feet at Bayern, scoring his second goal in his last two games across all competitions
  • His performance, which earned him the man-of-the-match prize, drew unending praise from football fans

Sadio Mané was the toast of football fans following his superlative performance for Bayern Munich in the Champions League.

Mané broke his goal-scoring duck in sensational style when he notched a sublime solo goal, as Die Roten romped past Viktoria Plzen.

The 30-year-old former Liverpool forward channelled his inner Ronaldinho to score Bayern's third goal in their 5-0 triumph over the Czech side on Tuesday night.

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Sadio Mane picked up the man-of-the-match prize after scoring and providing an assist in Bayern Munich's 5-0 victory against Viktoria Plzen. Photo credit: @ChampionsLeague
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His goal against Plzen ensured he became the fourth African player to score 25 goals in the history of the Champions League, according to Pulse.

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He also scooped the man-of-the-match award after helping Bayern chalk their third successive win in Europe's premier club competition this season.

Following the end of the game, football fans took to social media to heap praise on the reigning African Footballer of the Year.

Below are some of the comments from social media users:

@E_Wright17 tweeted:

"I didn’t even see the original flick from the throw-in, my word."

@adegelo was succinct with his description of Mane's goal:

"Fantastic and marvelous."

@prasetyadimaz added:

"Super Sadio."

@Mrshamxy gave the Bayern forward a new moniker:


@RedFab was in awe of Sadio Mane's strike:

"I will always be happy when he scores but what a beautiful goal."

Sadio Mané opens Champions League goal-scoring account for Bayern in style

Earlier, Sports Brief reported that Sadio Mané appears to have completely banished his demons after a recent mini goal-scoring drought.

Mané finally got off the mark in the UEFA Champions League for Bayern Munich, when the Bavarians dismantled Czech Republic side Viktoria Plzen on Tuesday night.

The former Liverpool forward had a dip in form prior to the international break. However, he appears to have rediscovered his mojo, scoring in two successive games across all competitions.

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Godwin Nii Armah Tagoe is a Ligue 1, Bundesliga, and La Liga editor with five-year experience. He previously worked with Sports Corna and 360SportsGH.