https://naijtimes.com/2018/12/07/my-first-epl-goal-is-a-dream-come-true/

Tremendous Eagles star, Leon Balogun has reveled in his first EPL objective, saying it’s one other dream come true for him.

The 30-year-old joined the Seagulls in the summertime from German Bundesliga aspect Mainz 05 earlier than his 2018 World Cup exhibiting with the Tremendous Eagles.

The previous Werder Bremen synthetic his fourth league look for Chris Hughton’s males towards Crystal Palace on Tuesday as a first-half substitute and, 25 seconds after, scored together with his first contact to assist his aspect declare a 3-1 victory.

“For me it’s another dream in this football calendar year that I wanted to come true,” Balogun advised membership web site.

“I made my dream come true of taking part in in a World Cup and I made a giant dream come true in shifting to the Premier League.

“Now scoring within the Premier League with my first contact on this recreation, it’s type of unreal. I’m simply comfortable. Once I noticed the ball bouncing I knew it was going to be robust, so I simply hit it and fortuitously I hit it proper. It was a terrific feeling.

“We had been one man down, however I believe I’m skilled sufficient to have the ability to come on and assist the staff in that scenario.

“Though I won’t be 100% happy, I believe I nonetheless did effectively and my objective was in all probability a very powerful factor about my efficiency.

“I personally really feel that I by no means actually bought into the sport – viewers may assume completely different however you all the time have a private stage that you simply need to attain, and I don’t know that I actually bought it.”

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