- Former Liverpool winger El Hadji Diouf joined people from his community for a street football match in Senegal
- The former Senegal striker displayed some of the skills that made him famous during his playing days
- Diouf retired from football in 2015 after an illustrious career, which saw him named African Player of the Year twice.
Former Liverpool striker El Hadji Diouf has been seen showing off during a community game in Senegal.
The 41-year-old, who retired from the game seven years ago, returned to the pitch by joining a street football match.
Hadji Diouf has been seen playing community football in Senegal. Credit: Getty Images TikTok/ nanzou1
In a video posted on social media, the former Senegal winger showed off skills that epitomized his playing days.
Diouf, in full play, is seen juggling the ball with the side of his foot before cleverly teasing his marker, earning applause from the crowd.
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The Senegalese football legend is revered in his home country after leading the West Africans to the 2002 Africa Cup of Nations final. He also starred in the famous Teranga Lions side that reached the quarter-finals the same year of the World Cup
He also enjoyed a stellar career at the club despite being embroiled in many controversies, playing for the likes of Sochaux, Lens and Liverpool.
Diouf received a warm Ghanaian welcome
Before, Sports Brief reported that legendary Senegalese footballer El Hadji Diouf has arrived in Ghana, ahead of the launch of Asamoah Gyan’s book scheduled for April 30.
The former Liverpool striker was greeted by man of the moment Gyan when he landed at the airport.
In a post on video sharing app Youtube, the African football legends were greeted by beautiful Ghanaian women dressed in popular traditional clothing – kente.
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Diouf exalts the legend of Ghana Gyan
Senegalese football great El Hadji Diouf has hailed the skills of Ghana’s all-time leading goalscorer Asamoah Gyan.
The former Liverpool star praised the legendary Ghanaian striker, describing him as one of the best strikers he has seen.
Gyan carved a niche for himself as one of the deadliest strikers on the continent, especially for the Black Stars.
Source: Sports Brief News