Davido Reacts As Atletico Madrid Forward Memphis Depay Gifts Him Wristwatch: Video

Davido Reacts As Atletico Madrid Forward Memphis Depay Gifts Him Wristwatch: Video

Ero Samson
updated at February 15, 2024 at 11:25 AM
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  • Atletico Madrid's star Memphis Depay recently celebrated his 30th birthday
  • The forward invited a flurry of football stars and music artists to his ceremony
  • The former Olympique Lyon forward gifted a wristwatch to Nigerian singer Davido

Memphis Depay in recent times, has emerged as one of the most charismatic football stars in today's game.

The Atletico Madrid forward has often shown his love to a flurry of players, irrespective of what team they play for. At times, his displays of love and admiration have extended beyond the European football scene into the realm of Afrobeats.

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Memphis Depay celebrates after scoring during the La Liga EA Sports match between Atletico Madrid and Granada CF. Image: Diego Souto.
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The 30-year-old Dutch forward of Ghanaian descent recently celebrated his birthday surrounded by a host of players and music artists. Among them were the embattled Juventus midfielder, Paul Pogba, his teammate Antoine Griezmann, and Nigerian music star, Davido.

Depay presented a ring to Griezmann for surpassing Luis Aragones' record and becoming Atletico Madrid's all-time top scorer. He also gifted Davido a Rolex wristwatch. While these lavish gifts left many in awe, it was Davido's reaction that truly captivated fans.

Davido's reaction to Depay's gift

The 31-year-old expressed his gratitude on social media, highlighting that he rarely receives gifts but is usually the one giving them.

As reported by media outlet Instablog9ja, the singer penned:

"Depay bought me a Rolex on his own birthday!!!
I never receive gifts. I am always the one who gifts people. I love you and appreciate you."

The former Olympique Lyon forward frequently displays his affection for Afrobeat music and occasionally shares tracks he's been enjoying on social media.

The Nigerian artist and others, such as Ghanaian star, Black Sheriff, rank high among the favourite artists of the Netherlands star.

Van Dijk grooves to Asake

Sports Brief in another report stated Liverpool’s captain, Virgil Van Dijk, grooved to the song of Nigerian artist Asake.

The 32-year-old was captured in a video singing the famous ‘Organise’ song.

Nigerian artist Ahmed Ololade, popularly known as Asake, who dominated the music scene in 2023, seems to have a growing fan base among athletes, with the Netherlands defender surely being a part of it.

'Organise' is a standout track from Asake's debut album, 'Mr. Money with the Vibe.'

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Ero Samson
Samson Ero is a sports journalist with a track record of over five years in the Nigerian media industry. He graduated from Nigerian Institute of Journalism (2021-2023).