Jeremie Frimpong Spotted Teaching Netherlands Teammates the Boniface Dance Ahead of Euros: Video

Jeremie Frimpong Spotted Teaching Netherlands Teammates the Boniface Dance Ahead of Euros: Video

Lukman Mumuni
updated at June 14, 2024 at 12:46 PM
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  • Bayer Leverkusen defender Jeremie Frimpong has been teaching his Netherlands teammates the Boniface dance
  • The dance is used by the Super Eagles forward to celebrate his goals following his move to Bayer 04 Leverkusen
  • Frimpong and his Netherlands teammates are preparing for the tournament which begins in Germany on Friday

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Jeremie Frimpong is bringing the Bayer Leverkusen vibe to the European Championship, which begins on Friday, June 14, 2024, in Germany.

The Dutch right-back and his teammates have been practicing the Victor Boniface dance ahead of the opening game.

Frimpong and Boniface formed a key part of Xabi Alonso's double-winning team in Germany last season. Both players scored and assisted many goals as Leverkusen lost just one game in the entire campaign.

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Victor Boniface and Jeremie Frimpong celebrate after scoring in the game against Qarabag on November 9, 2023. Photo: Jörg Schüler/Bayer 04 Leverkusen.
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Boniface's goal celebration became a trend in Germany, as fans and other players copied and performed it.

Frimpong teaches teammates the Boniface dance

In a video that has since gone viral on social media, Frimpong is seen teaching his teammates the dance, which comes with a little bit of hopping and partially swinging both hands.

The Netherlands heads into the championship in good form after back-to-back 4-0 wins in friendlies against Canada and Iceland. Frimpong scored and delivered an assist in the win over the North Americans, as reported by Dutch News.

The 1988 European champions have been drawn into Group D alongside tournament favourites France, Poland and Austria.

Frimpong, who previously played for Celtic, is on the radar of several top clubs in Europe with Manchester United and Manchester City reportedly interested in his services ahead of the 2024/25 season.

Frimpong makes list of Ghanaian-descent players at Euros

Earlier, Sports Brief reported that Jeremie Frimpong and eight players of Ghanaian descent will feature at the 2024 European Championship in Germany.

Most of the countries at this year's competition have a couple of players with dual nationalities or having their origins elsewhere.

The French team has for years been dominated by players with their origins from Africa and that seems to be the new norm as the European nations tie down players born in their countries.

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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.