A video of Victor Osimhen, a Nigerian striker, went viral after the Super Eagles’ loss at the 2023 African Cup of Nations final. In the video, Osimhen was seen crying as he walked away from journalists who wanted to interview him. When he entered the dressing room, former Arsenal player Alex Iwobi consoled him. According to reports, Osimhen had a poor performance at the 2023 AFCON, scoring only one goal despite the team making it to the final. The trending clip of Osimhen breaking down in tears has sparked emotions on social media. In the viral clip, Iwobi was seen trying to comfort Osimhen after he broke down in tears. However, this act from Iwobi has stirred anger online, with many criticizing him for being one of the reasons Nigeria lost the final. Netizens expressed their opinions about the video, with some blaming the current administration and others criticizing Iwobi for his poor performance. Despite the criticisms, many sympathized with Osimhen’s emotional state after the loss.
Osimhen got emotional 😭 pic.twitter.com/9ys8olQwvk
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