EPL: Football Fans Hail Mikel, Call Him African Zidane
Football fans all over the world have hailed Nigeria’s John Mikel Obi after a commanding display in Chelsea’s 3-0 defeat of Crystal Palace Football Club.
The win is team manager, Guus Hiddink’s first win of the season, it saw Mikel hold forth in the midfield in front of the two defenders and shielded them from conceding goals during the 90-minute duel at the away team.
Nigerians and football pundits from all over the world have now tagged the Nigerian midfield maestro the new African Zidane, naming him after legendary French player, Zinedine Zidane after his man of the match performance.
Check out some of their tweets below:
Chelsea today Costa: Goal and assist Oscar: Goal and assist Willian: Goal and assist Mikel: Simply a beast Defence with a clean sheet 👏👏👏👏👏