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Young African Artist Goes Viral With Impressive Salah, Messi & CR7 Work

A young Nigerian artist recently had a work going viral on social media, after she showed off her Mo Salah, Cristiano Ronaldo & Lionel Messi sketches. Check it out!

To see the abovementioned sketches, scroll through the gallery above

What’s the story?

Footballers in the game today are appreciated in more than one way, whether officially or unofficially. Art, murals or sculptures are special ways ballers get honoured, especially when it comes from fans.

Going Viral

Named Agali Deborah, a 19-year-old artist from Lagos Nigeria, had some of her impressive art pieces go viral on Twitter. In fact, she encourages her followers to continue retweeting her work to get the needed exposure.

In one of her latest posts, she showed off her Salah pencil drawing, including a TikTok video of how she went about creating the image.

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Also, Deborah did a sketch of Manchester United star Cristiano Ronaldo, with the images receiving over 50 000 likes and 16 000 retweets. Adding to her content going viral, a verified ESPN SportsCenter Twitter account shared her work as well.  

She captioned her CR7 post by saying, “My name is Agali Deborah, a Nigerian Artist ,made a pencil work of @Cristiano. Please kindly retweet, hopefully he sees it.”

To see the abovementioned sketches, scroll through the gallery above

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