Kenyan Striker Michael Olunga Stuns Fans with Unique 'fire on The Back' Massage

Kenyan Striker Michael Olunga Stuns Fans with Unique 'fire on The Back' Massage

  • Olunga is in Qatar where he took up a unique recovery session using an alcohol-laden towel
  • The towel which was lit on fire and placed on his back, left many of Olunga’s fans wondering what kind of therapy that was
  • The Harambee Stars skipper has been in prolific form for Al Duhail since joining the club last year

Michael Olunga recently left fans talking as he shared a photo of himself engaging in an ancient massage technique.

The Al Duhail striker is known for his prowess in front of goal but on this occasion, he decided to show a different side of him to his faithful fans.

In an image shared on his social media, Olunga, 28, is enjoying the infamous fiery towel massage, much to the shock of sections of his fans.

With the caption “Recovery mode activated”, Olunga made it clear that the massage was his way of ensuring his body makes a comeback in time for his next assignment on the pitch.

However, this did not stop cheeky Kenyans from poking fun at the striker for his choice of recovery.

“Hope they are not Cooking my favourite footballer in Kenya,” One fans said.

This was followed by a series of hilarious comments from cheeky fans, who got the rare chance to have a go at their favourite footballer.

“Olunga wound u mind telling what kind of treatment is that now unless we conclude it's witchcraft?” went another.
“Recovering by force by the fire. “

Other could not help but notice the masseuse had an eerie resemblance to Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola.

“Why is pep Guardiola multitasking?no wonder we couldn't outplay Liverpool.” One fan joked.

What is Fiery Towel Massage?

A fiery towel massage is one of the most unique massage procedures, and it involves a patient lying on a table while a massage therapist covers the entire area of the body that needs work with a plastic wrap and a thick towel.

The towel is then soaked in alcohol and the patient is then lit on fire, quite literally.

While the treatment is extremely unique and potentially dangerous, it has been found to be very effective in relieving back pain.

Olunga for Al Duhail

As far as his stats in Qatar are concerned, Olunga played a central role in Al-Duhail's second-place finish in the Qatar Stars League, notching an incredible 24 goals to win the Golden Boot award.

Fresh from helping Al-Duhail win the Amir Cup, Olunga will be hoping to make the much-needed contribution to Al-Duhail's continental assignment.

The Harambee Stars skipper was in perfect shape in the competition last term as he topped the goalscoring charts to win the Golden Boot.

Source: Sports Brief News