Balotelli congratulates Osimhen on Napoli’s Serie A title win

Victor Oshimen

Nigerian international and Napoli striker, Victor Osimhen has received congratulatory messages from former Italy striker, Mario Balotelli after Napoli clinched the Serie A title on Thursday night.

The 22-year-old forward scored the decisive goal that sealed the third Scudetto in Napoli’s history.

Following the victory, Osimhen took to his Instagram page to celebrate and was joined by Inter Milan’s 2010 treble winner, Balotelli.

Mario Balotelli

Balotelli praised the Nigerian striker, saying:

Trust me, you did something incredible. You still don’t know what you did, trust me. Now you’ve won, you will realize in years, not tomorrow, next year but in ten years you’ll understand what you did. It’s unbelievable, seriously.”

Osimhen replied by expressing his amazement at winning the title and his desire to celebrate. He said:

“It’s so amazing especially for the fans. I remember when I came here a lot of people sent me messages…I don’t know how to celebrate.

Balotelli then reassured the young striker and told him:

“Don’t care how you feel, you are a champion, it’s okay.”

Osimhen, who scored the goal that sealed the title for Napoli, also made history by becoming the highest-scoring African in a single Serie A season with 22 goals.

The victory was Napoli’s first Serie A title since 1990, and Osimhen played a significant role in the team’s success in his debut season in Italy.

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