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FIFA Celebrates Aribo’s Brilliant Solo Goal Vs Villarreal

FIFA Celebrates Aribo’s Brilliant Solo Goal Vs Villarreal

World football governing body, FIFA, has hailed Nigeria international Joe Aribo, after he scored a superb individual goal against Villarreal in Saturday’s preseason game at Saint Mary’s.

The Saints lost 2-1 to Samuel Chukwueze’s Villarreal in the friendly as they prepare for the new season.


But the highlight of the game was Aribo’s goal which was the equalizer in the 64th minute.

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The former Rangers star collected the ball in his own half, ran towards Villarreal’s half, beat a couple of markers before planting the ball into the far corner.

And in its reaction, FIFA published a video of the goal, and wrote:”This goal excited @SouthamptonFC fans yesterday.

“Lung-bursting run from own half
Slalom style to rival best ⛷️ stars

“Take a bow @J_Aribo19 😮👏.”

Southampton will kickoff the Premier League campaign away to Tottenham Hotspur.

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  • Shamsideen 1 week ago

    World class solo effort, and it’s a glimpse of what to expect from him in the coming EPL season. Nice one Joe bro- Naija to the world even without a Qatar showing, FIFA still acknowledged one of our own player’s mastery in the round leather game. Who don big don big Naija get squad unsung and undone by the glass house, God save the Country