2022 African Footballer of the Year, Sadio Mane is currently enjoying life with Bayern Munich after leading the Germain giants to book a place in the knockout stage of the UEFA Champions League.
Sadio Mane has been in the trends almost every week but the conversation about him today is not about what he is doing for Bayern Munich but because of a statue that has been raised in his honour.
Mane trending after a statue of him designed and built by a Senegalese artist in the player’s hometown of Bambali hit the internet.
While some are praising the artist for the effort he put in to honor his countryman who is a global football icon, others believe that statue is not a good representation of Mane’s look.
The statue of Sadio Mane was designed with the player wearing the Senegalese national team jersey doing one of his trademarks celebration when he scores.
Here are some of the reactions that met the picture of the Sadio Mane statue:
Sadio Mane wooden statue in senegal ???????????? pic.twitter.com/FAfKGJQDw5
— stranger (@kingsaliba12) November 1, 2022