Fans across the world have been left impressed with the performance of Liverpool star Sadio Mane after he scored in the 3-2 Champions League comeback victory against Villarreal on Tuesday.
After the Reds went down to two first-half goals courtesy of Senegal international Boulaye Dia and Francis Coquelin, they recovered in the second period to score through Fabinho, Luis Diaz, and Mane, and silence the crowd in the semi-final return leg contest at Estadio de la Ceramica.
In scoring against the Yellow Submarine, the 30-year-old Mane shattered Didier Drogba’s record to become Africa’s highest goalscorer in the Champions League knockout stage.
He has managed 15 goals, one more than Chelsea legend Drogba, while Egypt international Mohamed Salah has 11 goals, and former Cameroon captain Samuel Eto’o has 10
His latest display has sparked debate on social media, with most fans backing the Senegalese international to win the Ballon d’Or at the end of the season.
Just give him his Ballon d’or already, he has proven himself time and again he is the best said one of the fans on twitter