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Former Senegal National Team star, El Hadji Diouf, has decided to come back to action for the last two months of the season, and this morning he announced his new destination.
Diouf, who lately played for Malaysian side Sabah FA, has declared that his decision was only because of the fact the offer came from an extremely exotic place - Shabab Al-Khader from the Palestinian League. In his exclusive talk with BabaGol, Diouf confessed: "It was my dream to join this specific mega Palestinian side, to qualify for the AFC Champions League, and to be featured in the emerging football blog - BabaGol. Especially in such a nice 1st of April morning". Guys wake up. Happy Fools Day fellas.
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Papiss Cisse showed some great class during the weekend at Newcastle United match against Hull City.
Besides his two important goals, that saved his team a point, Cisse helded an emotional gesture to his Argentinean teammate, Jonas Gutierrez, who is fighting these days testicular cancer.
After scoring, Cisse revealed a t-shirt with a message to Gutierrez which read ‘Always Looking Forward Jonas’.
Pure class by Cisse, professionally and emotionally (©Newcastle Utd via Getty Images)
Speaking to Newcastle’s official channel after the match, Cisse he then sent an inspiring message to Gutierrez, encouraging him to keep fighting for his health and life.
‘Jonas, keep going. Life is not finished, it’s just an obstacle, you know, And you need to keep going, thank you for everything.’
Gutierrez gave the assist to Cisse first ever goal for the Magpies back in , claimed the stiker. A quick archives check brought this low-quality video, which supporting the Senegalese story.
“Life is an obstacle”. This Beautiful sentence by Cisse, made BabaGol to salute the striker. That’s the spirit. This Is Africa!
On this occasion, we wish Jonas Gutierrez the best luck, health and all the courage and energies to fight, probably, his hardest match so far.
Fuerza Galgo! Vamos Jonas!
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