Chelsea midfielder, John Obi Mikel scored his first ever Champions League goal after eight years of playing in the prestigious championship.
Midfielder gets compliments for first Champions League goal in 8 years
Mikel, 27 had never scored a goal in the Champions League since debuting in 2006 against Werder Bremen
Mikel who proudly confirms on his Instagram saying: ‘I don’t score much lol’, notched in Chelsea’s third and last of the night as they trashed Sporting Lisbon 3-1 at Stamford Bridge.
The goal came with an utter surprise to every football fan, especially Blues supporters on the stand; bearing in mind that the 27 year-old indeed does not score much.
Compliments upon felicitations followed the historic feat, most notably from Super Eagles of National teammate.
"Massively underrated in my opinion amongst Nigerians, there's a reason he's been at Chelsea for so long! It's not easy. He sabi!," Aluko tweeted.
‘’Nice one boss, congrats on your goal anniversary. I was so happy yesterday when you scored I could not even eat again becasue the joy was much. Keep doing your thing boss.no mind them bad belle people. I dey your back, more goals in Jesus name,’’ a Nigerian player wrote on Instagram
‘’I was so proud to be a Nigerian after Mikel scored,’’ another commenter said.
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