Watch: Benjamin Mendy Forgets Ligament Injury To Wildly Celebrate Sterling Winner
Manchester City defender Benjamin Mendy caught the eye once again on Wednesday night when celebrating Raheem Sterling’s last minute winner against Southampton, despite recovering from a ruptured cruciate ligament injury.
Sterlinggggggggggggg ahahahaha awowwwwwwww— Benjamin Mendy (@benmendy23) 29 November 2017
City maintained their eight point lead at the top of the Premier League by beating the Saints, with Sterling netting a stunning winner in stoppage time. It is the second game in which the England star has proven decisive, after he scored at Huddersfield on Sunday.
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????? https://t.co/q1waAUBsO1— Benjamin Mendy (@benmendy23) 29 November 2017
Mendy has been missing for much of this season after suffering the injury in the Champions League, but that didn’t stop him joining in the scenes as pandemonium hit the Etihad Stadium.
Was starting my tweet with « the streak is over ... » deleted that quick as f*** ???? what a finish !!!— Benjamin Mendy (@benmendy23) 29 November 2017
While he risked further injury, and the wrath of boss Pep Guardiola, but he entertained his followers. Not for the first time, either.
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The £52million summer signing from Monaco has not been afraid to show his sense of humour on social media since arriving in England.