Super Eagles Star Lookman Copies Ronaldo’s Goal Celebration After Scoring Against Napoli

Super Eagles Star Lookman Copies Ronaldo’s Goal Celebration After Scoring Against Napoli

  • Napoli defeated Atalanta 2-1 in a Serie A game on Saturday afternoon, November 5, in which Victor Osimhen scored
  • Nigerian forward Ademola Lookman opened scoring in the encounter and copied Ronaldo's goal celebration
  • Lookman won't be in action for the Super Eagles of Nigeria when they tackle Costa Rica in friendly match

Super Eagles forward Ademola Lookman copied Cristiano Ronaldo's peace of mind goal celebration, after scoring against Napoli in the Italian Serie A on November 5.

The Nigerian striker was impressive for Atalanta over the weekend, but his goal was unable to save his side from a defeat as they lost 2-1 at home to Napoli.

Ronaldo's new goal celebration style is the one trending now, as many players in Europe have subscribed to it after scoring.

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Super Eagles star Lookman in action for Atalanta against Napoli. Photo by Emilio Andreoli.
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There is no doubt about the fact that Ronaldo is one of the best footballers on earth, considering his achievements and records - winning five Ballon d'Or awards.

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Only Lionel Messi has more Ballon d'Or awards than Ronaldo, with seven.

When did Ademola Lookman score?

Nigerian striker Lookman scored against Napoli in the 19th minute via a penalty, during the Italian Serie A encounter.

After he opened scoring for his club, the 25-year-old copied Ronaldo's style and was also joined by his teammate Merih Demiral.

See the photo below:

Meanwhile, Lookman will not be in action for the Super Eagles in their coming friendly game against Costa Rica, as mainly home-based players will represent Nigeria.

Fans chant Victor Osimhen’s name

Earlier, Sports Brief had reported how a heartwarming video has been spotted on social media over the weekend, of Napoli fans chanting the name of Nigerian striker Victor Osimhen after he scored against Atalanta.

The Nigerian striker and his teammates had a good day in office on Saturday, November 5, as they defeated Atalanta 2-1 in what was a tough Serie A encounter.

Going into this game, Napoli knew that getting the win was crucial to their quest to remain top of the table, but the win did not come easy for them.

Source: Sports Brief News