Rikke Hermine: Boniface’s Girlfriend Shares Comforting Social Media Post After Europa League Loss

Rikke Hermine: Boniface’s Girlfriend Shares Comforting Social Media Post After Europa League Loss

Byron Pillay
May 23, 2024 at 10:07 AM
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  • Victor Boniface could not lead Bayer Leverkusen to the Europa League trophy against Atalanta
  • Ademola Lookman scored a hat-trick as the Italian side ended Leverkusen's undefeated streak
  • Rikke Hermine praised her boyfriend after the fixture and urged him to remain still motivated

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Victor Boniface may not have won a European championship, but that hasn’t changed how proud Rikke Hermine is of him.

The Norwegian social media influencer took to social media to praise her man after the final of the UEFA Europa League.

Rikke Hermine has a lot of love for Victor Bonifac despite his side's recent loss.
Victor Boniface's girlfriend, Rikke Hermine, comforted the Super Eagles striker after the Europa League defeat to Atalanta. Image: Jörg Schüler/ @SiaranBolaLive.
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Bayer Leverkusen were beaten in the final, suffering a crushing 3-0 defeat to Atalanta on May 22, Sky Sports noted.

Boniface’s Nigerian counterpart, Ademola Lookman, scored a hat-trick as the Italian side claimed the trophy in Dublin. The Atalanta star grabbed a brace in the first half and capped it off with a beautiful finish in the second 45 minutes.

Boniface and his teammates were naturally disappointed that the German side missed out on a second trophy and had their unbeaten streak ended. Leverkusen went the entire season without defeat on route to winning the Bundesliga title.

Boniface’s girlfriend motivates Nigerian star

Hermine, who was in the stands to support her boyfriend, took to social media after console the Super Eagles striker while urging him to trust God.

The model shared a photo of the player looking disheartened and captioned it, 'Proud of you always boss! Trust God’s timing,' Pulse Sports Nigeria noted.

What’s next for Boniface?

After the disappointment of missing out on one trophy, the Bundesliga champions will now focus on trying to win another.

Leverkusen will FC Kaiserslautern in the DFB-Pokal final on Saturday, May 25, at the Olympiastadion Berlin.

A win will give Xabi Alonso’s men a domestic double and cap off an incredible season for the Bundesliga side.

Fans angry with Boniface’s girlfriend

Sports Brief previously reported how fans were not thrilled with Boniface’s choice of partner.

The Super Eagles striker is currently dating the Norwegian social media influencer, Hermine.

Fans are not happy with the Bayer Leverkusen star, believing he should be dating a Nigerian.

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Byron Pillay is a sports writer and Head of the Department at Sports Brief (joined in 2022) with over 10 years of experience in community journalism and a degree in journalism from Caxton's Cadet School.