Why Folarin Balogun refused to celebrate after scoring for Monaco against Reims
Monaco striker, Folarin Balogun, refused to celebrate after scoring against Reims on Saturday in Ligue 1.
The Nigerian-born footballer who now plays for the US national team, did so as a mark of respect towards his former club.
Balogun doubled Monaco’s lead over Reims with a brilliant strike from Youssouf Fofana’s assist.
After scoring the goal, Balogun refused to celebrate as a mark of respect towards Reims, a club where he spent the 2022-23 season on loan from Arsenal
The 22-year-old has now scored three goals in four games and provided one assist for Monaco thus far.
Last season at Reims, the former Arsenal striker scored 21 league goals in 37 appearances.
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