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Nwankwo shows solidarity for #EndPoliceBrutality in Nigeria

Super Eagles and Crotone forward Simeon Nwankwo celebrated his goal against Juventus by a raising a T-shirt to show solidairity for an end to police brutality in Nigeria.

The 28-year-old striker scored his side’s only goal in the 1-1 draw with the Old Lady bereft of Cristiano Ronaldo, who is self-isolating after testing positive for Covid-19.

Simy’s moment came 11 minutes in the first half after beating Gianluigi Buffon from the penalty spot as Leonardo Bonucci was adjudged to have fouled Arkadiusz Reca inside the penalty area.

To celebrate his effort, the Nigeria international ran to the touchline and raised a T-shirt reading, ‘END POLICE BRUTALITY IN NIGERIA’ in a nod to the movement calling for an end to police brutality in the nation.

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Earlier in the day, Victor Osimhen was involved in a similar goal celebration after scoring his first Serie A goal for Napoli in the 4-1 victory over Atalanta at the Stadio Sao Paolo.

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