‘The African Zidane’ – Twitter explodes with ‘Mikel Mania’

john-obi-mikel_mmf5fq6ofddx122l5emcv440rIt didn’t take Chelsea fans long to find themselves a new idol following the loss of Jose Mourinho. Guus Hiddink may have stepped in to save the day, but it is familiar face John Obi Mikel who has become the new darling of Stamford Bridge.

The Nigerian was worshipped on social media by the Blues faithful after a dominant display in the 3-0 win over Crystal Palace. ‘Mikel Mania’ trended across the globe with fanciful comparisons to Zinedine Zidane being made and even calls for a statue to be erected in his honour.

Chelsea supporters have had precious little to cheer about all season, so it is with a massive hint of irony that their oft-derided anchorman is providing the most smiles.

Here’s a selection of the best ‘Mikel Mania’ tweets…

Source – Goal.com

Edited by aderinwaledavid

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I am a graduate of computer science from the department of Computer science and information technology, Bowen University, Iwo, Nigeria, a web designer and a graphics designer. Be the change you want to see in this world.

Posted on January 3, 2016, in African Players, English Premier League and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. Mikel is just a beast, on and off the pitch…

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