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“My dad is not happy with my choice of celebration but then again Life is a collection of MOMENT” – Footballer Asisat Oshoala Says following World Cup victory amidst criticism

In a recent social media post, Asisat Oshoala, the striker of Nigeria’s Super Falcons, revealed that her father, Alhaji Oshoala, is unhappy with her choice of celebration following the team’s World Cup victory.

The buzz on social media intensified as the superstar, who also plays for FC Barcelona in the Spanish Liga F, celebrated by pulling her shirt after scoring the third goal against Australia during the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup.

Her decisive goal in the 72nd minute secured Nigeria’s 3-2 victory at the Brisbane Stadium, with Kanu and Ohale scoring the other two goals at 45+6′ and 65 minutes, respectively.

Following the victory, Oshoala caused a stir on social media when she removed her shirt in celebration, prompting animated reactions from users.

Her actions sparked a debate among tweeps, with some criticizing her decision to remove her shirt, while others praised the gesture.

In response to the reactions, Asisat Oshoala acknowledged that her father was unhappy with the celebration due to their Muslim beliefs. However, she expressed her belief in embracing life’s moments.

The Super Falcons of Nigeria currently lead the group with 4 points after playing two matches. They are followed by Canada with 4 points, Australia with 3 points, and the Republic of Ireland with 0 points.

See her post below;