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Brief Profile of Super Eagles’ Dennis Emmanuel Bonaventure who Shone at Real Madrid

Super Eagles debutant and former Kwara Football Academy star, Dennis Emmanuel Bonaventure made headlines at the Bernabeu grabbing a brace in his Champions League game against Real Madrid thus becoming only the third Nigerian ever to find the net against Los Blancos in the Champions League.

Dennis made his National team debut in the 2-2 draw with Ukraine last month and opened the scoring tally in just 9 minutes before completing his brace half an hour later.

The 21-year-old mimicked Ronald’s ‘siuuu’ celebration for his second goal.

He had extended his stay with the Blue and Black until 2022 after turning down several offers from Europe in the summer after joining the Jan Breydel Stadium outfit in 2017 from Ukrainian side Zorya Luhansk, and has been a consistent performer for the Blue and Black.

Bonaventure scored 21 goals and had 9 assists in 78 games across all competitions since teaming up with the side.

Bonaventure was born on 15th November 1997 and wears shirt number 42 for Club Brugge. He is 174cm tall and weighs 67kg.

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The right footed striker went on twitter to share his happiness after the match:

The Sports Minister, Sunday Dare, too eulogised the youngster as well as other Nigerians.

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After 2 years, 8 months and 19 days, Abdelhak Nouri has woken from a coma.

The confirmed that the former-Ajax midfielder has regained consciousness as he can now eat and sit in a wheelchair.

His brother told the Dutch press: “He is no longer in a coma. He’s awake. He sneezes, he eats and gives us signals with his eyebrows. But he doesn’t get out of bed. He is very dependent on us.”

The 22 year old midfielder collapsed in a match vs Werder Bremen on July 8th 2017.

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FIFA’s Player of the Year for five times and European Golden Shoe winner for top scorer for six times, Lionel Messi has said Cristiano Ronaldo is the best ever for him.

Messi said Ronaldo is an inspiration and his long time rival.

Ronaldo on his part acknowledged Messi as being great and says he wants to play with him before he retires but it is difficult.

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