John Obi Mikel who scored Chelsea’s lone goal in their 2-1 loss to PSG instantly became an internet sensation after scoring just his second goal in the UEFA Champions League.
The Nigerian who deflected home Zlatan Ibrahimovic strike that gave PSG the lead redeemed himself with a goal close to the half time whistle to send the internet into a frenzy.
Talks of public holiday for Nigerians to celebrate a rare goal from their player topped the trend Mikel on twitter that had 154,000 tweets accompanying it.
Some went as far as suggesting that even the legendary Zinedine Zidane can’t match his present form with one hilarious post of the 28 year old holding a sign post to be voted for the Ballon dor.
The series of tweet were however muted towards the end as Chelsea failed to hang on and conceded a second when substitute Edinson Cavani fired home what happened to be the winner for the home side.