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Atalanta’s Ademola Lookman Inspires Italian couple to name their child

Ademola Lookman has garnered unexpected recognition in Italy after a local couple decided to name their child after him.

This heartwarming tribute comes as Lookman continues to make waves both on the international stage with the Super Eagles and in club football, particularly in Atalanta’s remarkable journey to the Europa League final.

Lookman’s stellar performance on the field has not gone unnoticed, with his key contributions to Atalanta’s advancement in the Europa League capturing the admiration of football fans. His crucial goal in Atalanta’s recent semi-final victory over Marseille played a significant role in securing their spot in the prestigious final against Bayer Leverkusen.

Ademola Lookman

The Super Eagles forward, known for his skill and versatility, opened the scoring for Atalanta in a commanding 4-1 aggregate victory over Marseille.

His goal, followed by contributions from teammates Ruggeri and Toure, took Atalanta to the final stage of the Europa League, where they are set to face off against formidable opponents, Bayer Leverkusen where Lookman’s international teammates, Victor Boniface and Nathan Tella currently play.

News of Lookman’s impact reached the ears of a couple residing in Palosco, a district in Bergamo where Atalanta is based. Inspired by Lookman’s achievements and his goal-scoring prowess, the couple made the heartfelt decision to name their newborn child after the football sensation.

Lookman’s remarkable season extends beyond his club exploits, with impressive performances for the Super Eagles at the AFCON 2023 tournament.

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