Nigerian international and professional football star, Kelechi Iheanacho is currently making waves in the European league. On the basis of minutes-to-goal ratio Kelechi leads with 11 goals at 81.27, followed by Barcelona’s Suarez with 53 goals at 83.77 and Christiano Ronaldo with 47 goals at 84.21. In all the top 5 European leagues, Kelechi has taken the top most spot.
Kelechi plays for Manchester City and the Nigerian Super Eagles. His unquestionable skills in the field during the 2013 FIFA U-17 World Cup made him a hot cake for international clubs. He won the Confederation of African Football- CAF award for the Most Promising Talent in 2013. He also won the “Golden Ball” award and recognized as the player of the tournament
Kelechi Iheanacho is one of the youngest professional football star to be making as much waves as he is making at the moment. He made his debut to Manchester senior club in 2015. In 14 appearances with Manchester, he had already recorded 7 goals. With his talent and exploits in the field, it is largely detected that this young and vibrant Nigerian star will be one of the prominently known prolific goal scorers.
During the premier league match between Manchester United and Stoke City, the 19-year old perfect finisher scored 2 goals out of the 4-0 win. Ever since his Manchester career began, the coach, Manuel Pellegrini, has been exceptionally supportive of this young talent. He has shown so much faith in the young star. Sharing his excitement and appreciation to him, Kelchi says this:
“He’s given me the chance to prove myself. I wasn’t expecting that. I was working with the EDS. He said I was going with them to Australia in pre-season and after that we came back and I was in the first team.”
In all, the international star and world acclaimed marksman has scored a total of 11 goals with Manchester. Stunning enough these 11 goals were scored under an approximately 81 minute ratio. What can we say, the champ is obviously doing a great job in the world of soccer.