- Sadio Mane has been described as a 'wild animal' on the pitch by Arsenal star Aubameyang
- The forward has been impressive for the Reds since he joined them from Southampton in 2016
- The Senegalese played a key role in their Champions League and Premier League victories in the last two season
Arsenal star Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has described his African brother Sadio Mane as a “wild animal” on the pitch.
The Liverpool winger clinched the continent's player of the year award earlier in 2020 despite losing the AFCON championship title last summer.
He was instrumental to the Reds Champions League and Premier League triumphs and these played major roles in him winning the above-named laurel.
And the Gunners attacker is full of praise for the former Southampton forward after telling Stades, in an interview via WiwSport:
“Sadio is the player of the Africans. He’s also the type of player every manager would like to have in their team. Sadio, once kick-off has taken place, he’s a wild animal.
“I have a lot of respect for him because after what you see on social media and the news, he’s someone who’s done a lot for his native village.”
Mane has scored 86 goals and 38 assists in 181 appearances for the Merseyside outfit since he joined them in 2016.
He built a mosque for the people in his village.
Abu Usamah Al-Tahabi, the imam at Al Rahma Mosque in Toxteth, Liverpool, recently told the BBC:
“Sadio comes from a poor community. He is the type of guy who will help. He has a lot of initiatives and has helped build a mosque in his home village.
“He comes to the mosque often. At his house, he has a Bentley – but he comes to us in a not-so-fancy car, so he is incognito. He’s not a person looking for fanfare. There’s no arrogance.”
Legit.ng earlier reported that Sadio Mane is a big fan of luxury cars and despite his modest public appearance most times, the Senegalese star has a stylish garage with cars worth more than $665,000 (about N256million).
The Liverpool star has among others a Mercedes G63 AMG worth $200,000 (about N78m), Bentley Continental GT worth $200,00 (about N78m), Audi RS7 $120,000 (about N46m) and Range Rover Evoque worth $45,000 (about N17m).
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