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Drogba reacts to Osimhen’s latest goal


Chelsea legend Didier Drogba has weighed in on the goal scored by Nigerian international Victor Osimhen during Napoli’s clash against Monza,Soccernet.ng reports.

In their bid to secure European football for next season campaign, Napoli bounced back from a 3-0 loss to Atalanta BC at home to defeat Monza 4-2 on the road.

Osimhen’s goal, a spectacular header reminiscent of a basketball jump shot, opened the scoring for Napoli at the Brianteo Stadium and has since garnered attention in the Nigerian football community, earning the nickname “Osi-Air” for his airborne prowess.
To his role model Drogba, he admitted he wouldn’t have attempted such a goal during his playing days but praised Osimhen for his performance despite being hurt afterwards.
“I saw Victor score that goal against Monza. Oh God! He got hurt, I thought. I wouldn’t have gone for that ball, it’s crazy. An absurd goal!” he said, as quoted by The Napolista.
Osimhen has frequently cited Drogba as his role model, strengthening their relationship, and they have been seen together on numerous occasions, particularly during the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations in Cote d’Ivoire.

There are suggestions that this bond could potentially help Chelsea secure the signature of Victor Osimhen, following in the footsteps of his idol Drogba.

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