Many Newcastle United fans have reacted on Twitter to a goal by Obafemi Martins in a Magpies shirt.
With the Premier League having little content available to them at the moment, they have been doing a ‘Goal of the Day’ series to keep their followers entertained.
Today was the turn of a “prime Obafemi Martins”, with the video showing the Nigerian international scoring a bicycle kick against Bolton as they defeated the now League One club 3-1 at the University of Bolton Stadium.
It was a savoury day for then-boss Sam Allardyce, who managed to travel to his old stomping ground and pick up all three points.
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Martins grabbed two that day, while Charles N’Zogbia scored a free-kick, leaving the away team 3-0 up at half-time. Nicholas Anelka pulled one back early in the second half, but United were able to keep them held.
@PremierLeague shared the video, to which plenty of Newcastle fans responded to with their personal opinions.
Here are some of their responses below…
he’s still going strong 💪🏽 still only 35!!
— The Magpies (@The_Magpies_) April 6, 2020
The streets won’t forget Oba #NUFC
— Andrew Young (@andyyoung1990) April 6, 2020
— Harry Bowers (@_HarryBowers) April 6, 2020
— Lee Carlyle (@LeeCarlyle4) April 6, 2020
@GoalscorerC What a day for this to pop up
— Stevie Daglish (@steviedagsi) April 6, 2020
@kyle_seddon big Sam battering the trotters
— liammcnall (@liammcnall) April 6, 2020
Martins was rated by many, however, he was unable to fulfil what many expected of him at such a young age.
He joined the Magpies as just a 21-year-old after playing for Inter Milan. At that point, he had played 136 games, scored 49 goals and assisted 12, but his move to Newcastle saw only 35 goals and seven assists from 104 games.