Adama Traore: Fulham’s Creative Baby Oil Announcement of Former Wolves Star Goes Viral

Adama Traore: Fulham’s Creative Baby Oil Announcement of Former Wolves Star Goes Viral

Elijah Odetokun
August 13, 2023 at 10:07 AM
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  • Former Barcelona Adama Traore joined Premier League club Fulham as a free agent
  • The former Wolves star signed a two years contract with an option of a third
  • The Londoners announced him with a cryptic post on social media which has got fans talking

Football clubs are getting more creative with their announcement of players, particularly with newly promoted Premier League club Burnley dropping classic videos for their new signings.

Fulham's communications department expended their creative energy to announce a new signing yesterday, and fans can't stop talking about it.

Adama Traore, Craven Cottage, Fulham, London.
Adama Traore signed for Fulham as a free agent after leaving Wolves. Photo from @FulhamFC.
Source: Twitter

Fulham completed the signing of Adama Traore as a free agent on a two-year contract after the Spanish winger ran down his Wolverhampton Wanderers contract last summer.

The London club first tweeted a cryptic image to notify fans of an impending announcement - a picture of a bottle of baby oil was shared on Twitter, which the player uses to rub his arms to avoid the grasp of defenders.

Fans' reaction to Traore's announcement

Fans were quick to get the hint and applauded the creativity of the club's media.

@iSlimfit replied:

''This is brilliant.''

@21bandzzz wrote:

''No way they are announcing Adama Traore with baby oil''

@sammyscottt tweeted:

''It took me a while to dip it but I did''

The Premier League Arabic account caught up with the flow and dropped two laughing emojis.

Traore is reputable for his speed, power and trickery and reunited with former Wolves mate Raul Jimenez who joined the club days ago.

Burnley's classic announcements

Sports Brief previously reported on Burnley using a scene from Scream, a 2000 movie, to announce the signing of Dara O'Shea after the Republic of Ireland defender completed his £7m switch.

The West Midlands club also signed former Southampton forward Nathan Redmond and made him sing Backstreet Boys' I want it that way and have also used a time-travelling video to unveil young goalkeeper James Trafford.

Vincent Kompany's men had a baptism of fire on their return to the top flight after they were beaten 3-0 at home by the manager's former club, Manchester City.

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Elijah Odetokun is Reuters-trained journalist with three years of experience having previously worked at Daily Times Nigeria, OmaSports and El Futbolero.