Dortmund Youngster Youssoufa Moukoko Meets Cameroon Legend Roger Milla

Dortmund Youngster Youssoufa Moukoko Meets Cameroon Legend Roger Milla

Lukman Mumuni
May 29, 2023 at 6:12 PM
  • Cameroon legend Roger Milla has met youngster Youssoufa Moukoko
  • Moukoko, who was born in Cameroon, plays for the German national team
  • Milla remains the oldest goal scorer at the FIFA World Cup

Cameroon-born Youssoufa Moukoko has finally met a legendary footballer and the oldest player to score at the World Cup, Roger Milla.

Moukoko, who was born in Yaoundé left Cameroon at a young age and decided to represent Germany, where he currently lives and plies his trade.

Although there were attempts from the Cameroonian football federation to convince Moukoko to play for the Indomitable Lions, he ended up choosing Germany.

Youssoufa Moukoko, Roger Milla, Cameroon, Dortmund
Youssoufa Moukoko has Cameroon and football legend Roger Milla. Credit: @BVB
Source: Twitter

He became the youngest player to play at the World Cup after featuring for the four-time world champions at the tournament in Qatar, as reported by

In a lovely post on social media, the 18-year-old sensation posed with the legendary Milla before the final game of the season in the Bundesliga.

Milla was in Germany for a visit when he surprised the youngster before their match against Mainz O5.

On a dramatic Bundesliga day, Dortmund surprisingly surrendered the title to Bayern Munich after drawing at home to Mainz. The Yellow and Blacks had entered the final day as Bundesliga leaders following Bayern's defeat to RB Leipzig.

However, a monumental collapse on Saturday saw Bayern successfully defend their title.

Roger Milla honoured by FIFA

Earlier, Sports Brief reported that Legendary African footballer Roger Milla has been honoured by FIFA for being the oldest player to ever score at the World Cup.

The former Cameroon forward was presented with a plaque before the Indomitable Lions' Group G opener against Switzerland in Qatar.

Milla became the oldest player to score at the World Cup, when he netted in a game against Russia at the tournament in the United States in 1994.

Moukoko makes World Cup history

Youssoufa Moukoko made his senior debut for the German national team on Wednesday evening.

The 17-year-old has been in impressive form this season for Borussia Dortmund and earned a call-up for the tournament.

Hansi Flick named the youngster as part of his 26-man squad for the global showpiece, as one of the surprise additions to the team.

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