Christian Atsu: Video Of Last Career Goal of Black Stars Player Trends Following News Of His Death

Christian Atsu: Video Of Last Career Goal of Black Stars Player Trends Following News Of His Death

  • The last goal that Ghanaian international Christian Atsu scored before he died in the devastating earthquake in Turkey has emerged
  • The video captures Atsu scoring from a difficult free kick position on Sunday, February 5, 2023, against Kasimpasa to put his side Hatayspor in a last-minute 1-0 lead
  • Atsu's body was pulled from the rubble on Saturday, February 18, many days after an earthquake that also claimed the lives of at least 30,000 people

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As the sad news that Christian Atsu's body has been pulled from rubble hit Ghanaians and the football community hard on Saturday, February 18, 2023, a video of his last career goal has been trending amid a huge outpouring of tributes.

In the video, the former Chelsea and Newcastle playmaker can be kicking a low ball past the opponent's wall and scoring from the difficult freekick position to put his Turkish club Hatayspor in a last-minute 1-0 lead.

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According to ESPN, Atsu secured the winner for this team against Kasimpasa in the 97th minute.

Atsu scored Hatayspor's winning goal against Kasimpasa.
Christian Atsu captured in Hatayspor jersey. Source: Twitter/@Andydotcom_gh
Source: Twitter

He scored that goal, which will be his last career goal, just a few hours after the magnitude 9.8 earthquake that hit Turkey and Syria on the dawn of Monday, February 6, 2023, took his life and those of thousands of others.

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Atsu was reported missing many days after the devastating earthquake that has now claimed at least 30,000 other lives and displaced a significant population in the affected provinces, including Hatay.

Many people, especially Atsu's family had been hoping for a miracle as news of people being pulled alive from rubble five days after the earthquake hit news headlines.

Ghanaians were hoping Atsu would be found alive

Meanwhile, has reported in a separate story that Ghanaians were hoping that the popular Black Stars winger would be found safe and sound many days after he went missing.

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These hopeful sentiments were triggered by the news that a two-month-old baby survived the unfortunate earthquake after more than five full days.

Many social media users in Ghana expressed thoughts of hope following the new update from Turkey.

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