Sabinus shines at the William Troost-Ekong Foundation Charity match in Uyo

Sabinus shines at the William Troost-Ekong Foundation Charity match in Uyo

June 4, 2024 0 By Fasholu Gabriel Oluwatobi

Comedy star Sabinus stole the spotlight at the William Troost-Ekong Foundation charity match in Uyo, Nigeria, earning the affectionate nickname “new Messi” after an impressive recreation of the legendary footballer’s iconic goal-scoring pose.

The charity match, organized by Super Eagles captain and AFCON 2023 MVP William Troost-Ekong, featured a host of Nigerian celebrities. However, it was Sabinus, who came on as a second-half substitute, that captured everyone’s attention.

Sabinus’ moment of glory was perfectly captured by photojournalist Pooja. In a now-viral photo, Sabinus replicated Lionel Messi’s famous stance—left foot bent, eyes focused on the goal, body positioned for the perfect strike. The resemblance to the Barcelona legend was striking, leaving fans and fellow players in awe….

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