– Kelechi Iheanacho was left amused as a female UK presenter spoke to him in Igbo language
– The Super Eagles star was on target for Leicester in their defeat to Chelsea earlier in the week
– Iheanacho reached 19 goals in all competitions for the Foxes this campaign
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Kelechi Iheanacho’s influence seems to be spreading fast in the United Kingdom as he was interviewed in the Igbo language by a foreign presenter.
The 24-year-old forward felt surprised by the Premier League presenter who greeted him and asked for his name in his traditional language before the show continued.
Iheanacho must have felt outrightly proud at that very moment as he couldn’t spill everything in his mouth afterwards.
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The Nigerian star was on target for Leicester City in their 2-1 defeat to Chelsea and became the only player to have scored at least a Premier League goal every day of the week this season.
Despite playing just 30 minutes at Stamford Bridge, the Super Eagles forward still found a way to get on the scores sheet to help cut down his side’s deficit in the 76th minute.
However, they were unable to complete the dramatic comeback before the final whistle and now, they have been pushed to fourth position on the table with their last game against Tottenham Hotspur.
Meanwhile, they must avoid defeat against Spurs to ensure they keep their Champions League qualification as Liverpool are equally breathing down on their next for the fourth position.
The former Manchester City star has now stretched his goals tally to 19 in all competitions so far this campaign – his personal best in his career.
. earlier reported that Nigerian star Kelechi Iheanacho made history in the Premier League this season after becoming the first player to have scored an EPL goal on every day of the week this season.
The Super Eagles forward was on target for Leicester City in their 2-1 defeat to Chelsea at Stamford Stadium on Tuesday, May 18.
Iheanacho fired home from close range after receiving a superb pass from his countryman Wilfred Ndidi in the 76th minute of the fixture.