Ademola Lookman: Peter Drury Sums Up Atalanta Star's Performance With Poetic Commentary, Video

Ademola Lookman: Peter Drury Sums Up Atalanta Star's Performance With Poetic Commentary, Video

Lukman Mumuni
updated at May 27, 2024 at 6:45 PM
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  • Peter Drury's commentary on the 2023/24 Europa League final has gone viral
  • The English commentator perfectly summed up Ademola Lookman's display
  • Ademola Lookman scored a hat-trick as Atalanta defeated Bayer Leverkusen

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Renowned commentator, Peter Drury had the perfect words to describe Ademola Lookman's performance after the Nigerian scored a hat-trick to win the Europa League for Atalanta.

The Super Eagles forward tore apart the Bayer Leverkusen team with a final treble to end their 51-match unbeaten run in Dublin on Wednesday night.

Lookman scored a quick-fire first-half brace before wrapping it up with a belter in the second half.

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Peter Drury runs commentary on Ademola Lookman's performance against Bayer Leverkusen in Europa League final. Photos: Mike Egerton - PA Images/ Michael Regan.
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In a video shared on social media, Drury perfectly weaved words together to describe the night for the former England youth international. His commentary on the forward will go down as one of the best in recent times.

The English commentator is famous for his poetic description of events at football matches.

Meanwhile, Lookman became the first African player to score a hat-trick in the final of a European competition while also leading Atalanta to their first-ever title in Europe.

The Super Eagles forward has been in blistering form this season, reaching the finals of three championships, including the Coppa Italia and the Africa Cup of Nations.

Lookman scored 15 goals and delivered 8 assists across all competitions, per Transfermarkt.

Lookman hits cold celebration in UEL final

Earlier, Sports Brief reported that 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.

Lookman celebrates with mother after UEL final

Sports Brief also reported that Ademola Lookman celebrated with his mother after scoring a hat-trick to win the Europa League for Atalanta.

The Nigeria forward stole the show with a masterful performance as the Italian outfit ended the German champions' unbeaten run.

Lookman opened the scoring early in the game after blindsiding Exequiel Palacios to fire home in the 12th minute before curling home from outside the box for his second halfway through the first half.

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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.