Has anyone become a club legend at Olympique Lyonnais quicker than Tino Kadewere?
It’s just four months since the £12 million signing made his debut for the Ligue 1 giants. And, after writing his name into Lyon folklore in style thanks to a stunning brace against bitter rivals St Etienne, the Zimbabwe international laminated the whole history book on Sunday night.
For the first time since 2007, Lyon sampled the sweet taste of success at Paris Saint-Germain’s Parc des Princes home. And guess who scored the winner?
The only goal came on 35 minutes when a man who was playing Ligue 2 football with Le Havre last season found himself face to face with Keylor Navas.
One of the game’s elite shot-stoppers never stood a chance.
And, on a weekend when Silas Wamangituka ran Borussia Dortmund ragged during a thrilling 5-1 victory for Stuttgart, another exciting young forward was putting a European powerhouse to the sword and leaving Celtic fans wondering what might have been.
RMC Sport claims the Hoops made a “concrete approach” for the Zimbabwe international earlier in 2020.
But while Neil Lennon’s side are fighting to make their season count for something again, with their European adventure over, league campaign faltering and League Cup crown knocked off by plucky Ross County, Kadewere is showing Neymar how it’s done.
Here’s how some OL fans responded to the Lyon win on Twitter: