Nigerian striker Simeon Nwankwo scores bicycle kick against Juventus

Nigerian striker Simeon Nwankwo scores bicycle kick against Juventus

- Nigerian forward Simeon Nwankwo on Wednesday night scored a bicycle kick against Juventus

- The superb goal in the 65th minute helped his team Crotone to secure a 1-1 draw in the match

- Simeon was born in Onitsha 25 years ago and he has never played for any club in Nigeria

Nigerian striker Simeon Nwankwo scored a superb bicycle kick on Wednesday night, April 18, two weeks after Ronaldo netted in the same style.

Interestingly, Nwankwo also scored against Juventus in a tough Italian Serie A game which secured a vital point for his side Crotone.

Alex Sandro opened scoring for Juventus in the 16th minute, but the audacious equalizer from the Nigerian forward helped relegation-threatened Crotone to a 1-1 draw.

Nwankwo's goal against Juventus hurt their fortunes of winning the League as former Arsenal goalie Wojciech Szczesny who was in goal for Juve had no choice than to watch as the ball entered the net.

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Nigerian striker Simeon Nwankwo was born on May 7, 1992, in Onitsha and he started his professional career in the 2011/12 season at Portimonense where he played 68 games in all competitions and scored 19 goals.

The following season, he moved to Gil Vicente where he played for three seasons and scored 31 goals in 103 games.

Simeon Nwankwo joined Crotone who are currently not finding it rosy this season in the 2016/17 season, and he has 7 goals in 41 appearances for the club.

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Source: Naija.ng

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