Europa League Final: Ademola Lookman Speaks After His Hat-Trick Ends Bayer Leverkusen’s Unbeaten Run

Europa League Final: Ademola Lookman Speaks After His Hat-Trick Ends Bayer Leverkusen’s Unbeaten Run

  • Super Eagles star Ademola Lookman reacted after scoring a historic hat-trick in the Europa League final
  • In a video, the Atlanta Club player was overjoyed, indicating it was a historic cup win by exclaiming a few words
  • Ademola Lookman's goal was not only crucial for securing the cup but also ended Bayer Leverkusen’s unbeaten run

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Super Eagles star Ademola Lookman was thrilled after scoring a historic hat-trick in the Europa League final.

In a video, the Atlanta Club player was overjoyed and said, “Today we made history, the cup is coming to Atlanta Baltimore! Cheeeeeeee!"

Europa League: Ademola Lookman speaks after a historic night
Ademola Lookman's initial reaction after Europa League final captured. Photo credit: @atlanta_bc
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Ademola Lookman’s goals were vital in winning the cup and breaking Bayer Leverkusen’s unbeaten streak, as shared by @atlanta_bc.

Who is Ademola Lookman?

Ademola Lookman is a professional footballer who plays for the Super Eagles, Nigeria's national team.

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Known for his speed, agility, and precise finishing, he has made a significant impact in various European leagues.

Lookman has played for several clubs, Atlanta, his current club. He is celebrated for his ability to score crucial goals in important matches.

His recent performance, where he scored a historic hat-trick in the Europa League final, highlights his talent and importance to his team.

Watch the video below: compiled some of the reactions below:

Umukoro Tobore said:

“It's a win win for all. Congrats! Lookman and Boni face you guys made us proud.”


“Lookman is so underrated.”


“It's Me florian wirtz is better then lookman.”


“Obv Wirtz is better overall but Lookman outclassed him today.”

Si Kulit Bundar:

“Ademoola Lookman prime.”


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“Lookman is my elder brother up Nigeria. I thank you Atalanta.”


“No wonder he's on hiatus at Noah, he's focused on playing football Lookman's brother”

Angelo Nardella:

“Leao is his left ball...great lookman.”

Abdullahi Ladan Abub:

“We are proud of you Lookman.”

Jnr Sg:

“Always put respect on that name senior man Lookman.”

Cédric Niska:

“Give him his African golden ball.”


“From Palermo, congratulations to Atalanta's victory very well deserved... Nobody he knew Lookman before the final but now he has really made himself known... what can I say the whole team played.”

Lookman makes history as Club wins Europa

Meanwhile, earlier reported that Lookman scored a hat-trick on Wednesday, May 22, to help Atlanta FC win the Europa League against the unbeaten Bayer Leverkusen side.

Ademola scored a brace in the first half of the pulsating final before grabbing a hat trick in the second half to win the Italian side the first major trophy in its history.

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As soon as the final whistle was blown, Atlanta's players and technical crew members ran to lift the Nigerian-born super star afloat in a dramatic, frenetic victory dance, The Nation reported.

In another development, also reported how a captivating TikTok video of Lookman speaking fluent Yoruba as if he grew up in Nigeria went viral.

Proofreading by James Ojo Adakole, journalist and copy editor at


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