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Osimhen breaks Ronaldo’s Serie A record

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Napoli striker Victor Osimhen has smashed Cristiano Ronaldo’s four-year record and is now Serie A’s jump king.



The Nigerians leapt 2.58 meters during their commanding 3-0 away win over Spezia.

Osimhen achieved the incredible feat of scoring his first goal and Napoli’s second of the day at the Stadio Alberto Picco.

After a goalless first half, Khvicha Kvaratskhelia opened the scoring from the penalty spot before Osimhen added the second in the 68th minute.

The 24-year-old produced a staggering 71-centimeter leap and reached a height of 8.47 feet (2.58 meters)—higher than the crossbar (8.4 meters)—before heading past Spezia goalkeeper Bartomiej Drgowski.

And according to Corriere dello Sport, with that jump, Osimhen climbed to a height of 2.58 meters.

He has now set a new Italian Serie A record, breaking the previous 2.56-meter mark set by Ronaldo for Juventus against Sampdoria in 2019.

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Serie A: ‘Don’t take this treatment’ – Piers Morgan tells Osimhen to leave Napoli for EPL giants

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Piers Morgan, a British broadcaster, urged Victor Osimhen to sign with Premier League powerhouse Arsenal as the striker thought about suing his own team Napoli for a mocking TikTok video.The 23-year-old Osimhen missed a penalty in Sunday's Serie A match against Bologna, which ended in a 0-0 draw, and Napoli was criticized for a now-deleted post that made fun of him.Speaking about the development, Morgan, a devoted Arsenal supporter, advised Osimhen to think about mo...
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Serie A: Osimhen threatens to sue Napoli over TikTok video

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Super Eagles striker Victor Osimhen has threatened to sue Napoli over a TikTok video that was posted on Tuesday.The clip appears to mock Osimhen for missing a penalty during their 0-0 draw with Bologna in Serie A last weekend.That proved to be the game’s defining moment and was a rare miss from the Nigerian, who has already scored three goals in his first five matches this season.The video was eventually pulled down by Napoli following a serious backlash on social m...
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Serie A: Napoli lavishes praise on Osimhen for selflessness in win vs Sassuolo

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Victor Osimhen received high praise from Napoli manager Rudi Garcia for his patience during the team's Serie A match against Sassuolo on Saturday at the Diego Armando Maradona Stadium.The Serie A champions prevailed 2-0 to keep their unblemished record going this season.From the penalty spot in the first half, Osimhen gave the Partenopei the lead.It was the international player from Nigeria's 100th club goal.After the break, Napoli was awarded another penalty, and O...
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