Ademola Lookman Produces Cold Celebration After Hat Trick in Europa League Final: Video

Ademola Lookman Produces Cold Celebration After Hat Trick in Europa League Final: Video

Lukman Mumuni
updated at May 23, 2024 at 4:14 AM
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  • Ademola Lookman netted a hat-trick in the Europa League final
  • The Nigerian inspired Atalanta to victory over Bayer Leverkusen
  • Lookman hit a new celebration after completing his hat-trick

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Ademola Lookman wrapped up a heroic performance with a cold celebration after netting a hat-trick in the final of the Europa League against Bayer Leverkusen.

The Nigeria forward ended the newly-crowned German champions' unbeaten run with a Man of the Match display in Dublin on Wednesday evening.

Lookman scored a quick-first first-half brace before sealing his hat-trick late in the second half.

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Ademola Lookman celebrates with his teammates after winning the Europa League. Photo: Richard Heathcote.
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In a video shared on social media, Lookman confidently nodded his head to depict he was the man of the moment in the final.

His hat-trick makes him the first player to score three goals in the final of the Europa League and the first African to achieve that feat.

The 26-year-old also becomes a favourite for the African Player of the Year award after reaching three finals in 2024 despite losing the Coppa Italia and African Cup.

Meanwhile, Bayer Leverkusen will now switch their attention to the final of the DFB Pokal on Sunday against Kaiserslautern in hopes of quickly bouncing back from their European final defeat., as reported by the BBC.

Lookman scores hat-trick in Europa League final

Earlier, Sports Brief reported that Ademola Lookman inspired Atalanta to their first European title after netting a hat-trick in the final of the Europa League as the Italians ended Bayer Levenkusen's unbeaten run.

Lookman opened the scoring early in the game before adding his second halfway through the first half.

The Nigeria forward completed an incredible hat-trick in the second half, becoming the first African to achieve the magnificent feat.

Lookman delighted after Europa League heroics

Sports Brief also reported that Nigerian winger Ademola Lookman reacted after leading Atalanta to their first-ever UEFA Europa League victory against Bayer Leverkusen on Wednesday evening.

The Super Eagles star scored a hat-trick as the Italian side thrashed the Bundesliga champions 3-0 at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin.

The former RB Leipzig forward's treble sets a new record in the competition's history.

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Lukman Abdul Mumin is a Sports Journalist based in Accra, Ghana. He has been writing for the past five years. Lukman joined Sports Brief as an Editor for the Local Desk in 2022.