World Cup: Nigeria’s Etebo Sets Record

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Despite his own goal that enabled Croatia grab an opener on Saturday, Super Eagles midfielder, Oghenekaro Etebo has created a record in the ongoing 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.

The Stoke City player holds the record of the most take-ons completed in a single game at the ongoing World Cup.

He has attempted nine take-ons and completed all of them.

See Etebo in action:


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