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Victor Osimhen gets top 50 Serie A goals mention

Super Eagles striker Victor Osimhen has received recognition for one of his remarkable goals for Napoli, with his header against Monza being voted among the best goals of the 2023/24 Serie A season by DAZN broadcasters.
Victor Osimhen jumped ABOVE ALL opposition defenders to score and get among the goalscorers in Napoli’s thrilling comeback 2-4 victory
Victor Osimhen jumped ABOVE ALL opposition defenders to score and get among the goalscorers in Napoli’s thrilling comeback 2-4 victory

Osimhen’s stunning goal came during Napoli’s 4-2 victory over Monza. The Nigerian forward executed a majestic leap to meet a cross from Andre Frank Zambo Anguissa, towering above the defenders to score a breathtaking header.

This goal helped Napoli draw level in the match and has been celebrated for its sheer athleticism and precision.

DAZN revealed that Osimhen’s goal against Monza was ranked 48th in their top 50 goals of the 2023/24 Serie A season, with the remaining rankings yet to be announced. This recognition highlights Osimhen’s exceptional heading ability and his significant impact in Serie A.

Osimhen has made a habit of scoring spectacular headed goals, consistently outjumping Serie A defenders. His goal against Monza is just one example of his prowess in the air.

Another notable instance is his leap to a height of 2.58 meters to score against Spezia in the 2022/23 season, surpassing Cristiano Ronaldo’s mark of 2.56 meters against Sampdoria.

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