Ghanaian Youngster Takes Shine Off Messi After Netting Outrageous Bicycle Kick Goal in Romania

Ghanaian Youngster Takes Shine Off Messi After Netting Outrageous Bicycle Kick Goal in Romania

  • Ghanaian forward Emmanuel Yeboah scored a phenomenal bicycle-kick goal for CFR Club over the weekend
  • Emmanuel Yeboah's goal helped Romania giants CFR Club to victory over Chindia Targosviste on Sunday
  • The goal has seen him draw comparisons with Lionel Messi, who scored a stunning bicycle kick against Clermont Foot

Emmanuel Yeboah has stolen the spotlight off PSG star Lionel Messi after scoring from a sweet bicycle kick goal in CFR Cluj's game in Romania on Sunday.

Twenty-four hours after Lionel Messi had scored a bicycle kick in the Ligue 1 opener against Clermont Foot, the Ghanaian attacker bettered it with a stunning strike to give Cluj a 2-0 victory over Chidia Targoviste.

His goal has drawn reactions from social media users, with many claiming he did it better than the Paris Saint Germain forward.

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Emmanuel Yeboah, Lionel, CFR Cluj, PSG
Emmanuel Yeboah has scored a stunning bicycle kick for CFR Cluj in Romania. Credit: @ghanasoccernet Getty Images
Source: Twitter

Video of the goal has been shared severally on Twitter as he trended in Ghana.

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Unfortunately for Emmanuel Yeboah, his game ended in the 66th minute after he was sent off by the referee.

Meanwhile, Lionel Messi got off to a great start in Ligue 1 this season, netting a double in the 5-0 thrashing of Clermont Foot.

How fans reacted to Yeboah's goal:

@KingsfordKyere8 wrote:

A proper bicycle kick but won’t get the hype because he is not Messi

@OpokuPizarro99 added:

Wow, amazing staff. Thus brilliant

@FrancisAnangA tweeted:

He won't trend bcos he's not Messi....hmmmmm

@akengooner added:

He wouldn't be a Ghanaian player if he couldn't try a bicycle kick. It's in their DNA

@issah_jamil also tweeted:

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Messi scores bicycle kick as PSG thrash Clermont Foot in Ligue 1 opener

Earlier, Sports Brief reported that Lionel Messi was the star of the show as Paris Saint Germain thrashed Clermont Foot 5-0 to get off to a flying start to their Ligue 1 title defense.

Christophe Galtier’s side were thoroughly dominant, even by their own standards, and it all revolved around Messi.

The Argentine was instrumental for his side on Saturday, August 6 as he teed up Neymar for the opener at Stade Gabriel Montpied early in the first half.