“That’s F**king Gross LMAO” – Hundreds of American Fans Trash Ex-Barcelona Star for Using Baby Oil During Soccer Game

Published 01/23/2023, 9:30 AM EST
Premier League Manchester City v Wolverhampton Wanderers Adama Traore 37 of Wolverhampton Wanderers coats his arms in oil during the Premier League match Manchester City vs Wolverhampton Wanderers at Etihad Stadium, Manchester, United Kingdom, 22nd January 2023 Photo by Conor Molloy/News Images Manchester Etihad Stadium Manchester United, ManU Kingdom Copyright: xConorxMolloy/NewsxImagesx

Reigning Premier League champions Manchester City took on fellow strugglers Wolves on Sunday. The soccer game saw City’s dominance throughout, and Erling Haaland’s hattrick secured three points for the Citizens. However, many soccer fans saw a funny side of the game when struggling Wolves forward Adama Traore’s pic on social media with oily arms resurfaced.

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The former Barcelona player is struggling for form and was substituted at half-time after a poor performance. Traore applies baby oil before the game so defenders can’t tug his arms, preventing potential injury. However, after his poor performance, soccer fans trolled the forward for applying too much baby oil to his arms.

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Fans react to the pic of former Barcelona soccer player with oily arms

Traore, who is a pacy winger, used to get shoulder injuries as defenders used to grab his shoulders. It was difficult for the defenders to keep pace with the player, resulting in grabbing the shoulders. To avoid such damage to his shoulders, Traore started to apply baby oil to his arms.

Meanwhile, owing to his poor performances, fans are trashing the player for applying the oil. A Twitter handle posted a pic of Traore with oily shoulders after the game, and fans have reacted hilariously to the tweet. Many think there’s no use in applying the oil as he doesn’t trouble defenders nowadays. One fan wrote, “That’s f**king gross lmao.”

A few fans think he is the biggest client of the baby products manufacturer Johnson and Johnson, who sponsors the playerMeanwhile, few fans recognized the application of baby oil by the player as a preventive measure. 

Manchester City keeps pace with league leaders

Manchester City, who has played one more game than the league leaders Arsenal, thrashed Wolves on Sunday. Fourteen-minute hattrick from Haaland saw City getting all three points from the game. 

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Haaland opened the scoring in the 40th minute with a brilliant header. He added a second in the 50th minute from the penalty spot and third four minutes later from a Wolves’ goalkeeper mistake. City is five points away from Arsenal and will hope the Gunners drop points to have a shot at the title.

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On the other hand, the Wolves are fighting a relegation battle with their fellow strugglers. They have hired former Spain national team manager Julen Lopetegui after a poor start to the season and will hope to stay in the top flight for next season.

Let us know your thoughts on the career of Adama Traore so far. Also, share your predictions for the Premier League title race.  

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Nikhil Nibe

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Nikhil is a Soccer writer at EssentiallySports. He is a pharmaceutics graduate holding a PG degree in management with marketing as a specialization. A sales professional since 2011, he decided to change the course of his career into a sports writer to follow his passion for Soccer.

Edited By: Sreeda U M

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