October 16, 2021

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Nigerian Chelsea fans celebrate club’s UCL win in church during thanksgiving service, their video goes viral

– Fans of Chelsea club celebrated their wins during a thanksgiving service in the church as their video stirred massive reactions

– The clip got people arguing about the rightness and wrongness of celebrating such a victory in the house of God

– In the video, the fans danced as the choir gave them a befitting song to mark the impressive UCL’s triumph

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A video has emerged showing some fans of Chelsea football club celebrating that their club won the 2021 UEFA Champions League (UCL).

In a short clip posted by @Intablog9ja on Twitter, the fans danced up the aisle as they held up a banner bearing the European football club’s logo.

Viral video shows Chelsa fans doing thanksgiving in church after their club's win
The fans expressed their joy like any person would in the church.
Photo source: @Instablog9ja
Source: Twitter

We are Jesus’ children

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As they celebrated, other members joined in filming them. In Yoruba, the choir sang, calling the fans Jesus’ children, asking people to pave way for them.

Many people think the procession was outrageous, wondering why people would take their football obsession to the church.

Watch the short clip below:

As at the time of writing this report, the video has gathered hundreds of comments with over 14,000 views.

Legit.ng compiled some of them below:

@olaideazeez said:

“This is absolute madness.”

@Chunosamking said:

“I love the tears of anti Chelsea fans I’m seeing here.”

@Callme_shark1 said:

“Things u can’t find in a mosque….smh.”

@Incognitojones4 said:

“Pastor no send, just bring goat and yam for him.”

@daddykalez said:

“Wetin concern church as long as una get money to drop.”

@vibrantlily said:

“There’s something about Catholic Church that I was once a member, they do call out fans of football clubs to come and do their Thanksgiving so it’s not a new thing in catholic rather new to Pentecostals. For me, it’s Cruise.”

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They were confident before the win

Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that fans of the same club in Nigeria took their excitement to another level barely hours to the Champions League final between Blues and English rivals Manchester City.

They stormed every possible social media platform with photos as they prepared for celebrations.

In their bid to celebrate the Champions League glory after their final match against the Citizens, Chelsea fans spent lavishly on cows as they further coloured them in Blue ahead of the ‘party at night’.

Source: Legit