Incredible Footage of Burnley's Announcement Lyle Foster's Signing Goes Viral

Incredible Footage of Burnley's Announcement Lyle Foster's Signing Goes Viral

  • Burnley have completed the signing of South African forward Lyle Foster
  • The Clarets introduced the striker in a sensational video on social media
  • Foster joined Burnley from Belgium outfit Westerlo on a long-term deal

English Championship side, Burnley FC announced the signing of South African midfielder Lyle Foster in an incredible cartoon video.

The video introducing the arrival of the player, also featured World Cup winner Lionel Messi and five-time Ballon d'Or winner Ronaldo.

Lyle Foster, Burnley, South Africa, England
Burnley have announced the signing of South African Lyle Foster. Credit: @BurnleyOfficial
Source: Twitter

Foster joined Burnley from Belgium Pro League side Westerlo on a four-and-a-half-year deal.

In the comical video shared on Twitter, Burnley had the options to choose between Ronaldo, Messi and Foster, but went for the 22-year-old South African.

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The video has received several reactions with many applauding the social media team of Burnley.

How fans reacted:

@munezero_ronie posted:

The videos Burnley puts out when they sign a new player are second to none. Now this one is up there with that of Nathan Tella.

@LongsideLower tweeted:

Admin doesn’t miss

@cdavison_afc wrote:

I must say, I'm beginning to like this new Burnley

@pirates2united also posted:

A dream comes true for us South Africans as we witness our Compatriot join the most loved English Club in South Africa, Mandela was also a fan of this club and we also have a city named Turfloop that was named after our lovey home stadium of Turf moor..

@jadmharis wrote:

Sensational

Foster reacts to Burnley move

South African forward Lyle Foster has expressed excitement after sealing a move to Burnley.

He said:

"I'm very happy to be here, I’m blessed and thankful for the opportunity and I just can’t wait to get started.

“From the moment I heard that there was interest from Burnley, my heart and my head were set on the club. I’m so happy to be here now. It’s a dream for me.”

Peprah leaves Orlando Pirates

Earlier, Sports Brief reported that Ghanaian forward Kwame Peprah has joined South African Premier League side Maritzburg United in the January transfer window.

The former King Faisal forward is out-of-favour at Orlando Pirates after struggles struggles to make the first team since the arrival of Erasmus Kermit and Bienvenu Eva Nga.

According to Kick Off, Orlando Pirates loaned Preprah to Maritzburg for the January window transfer.

Source: SportsBrief.com