Manchester United supporters, who have been miffed by the team’s recent dismal performance streak, have vented once more after being trolled by Nigerian afrobeat musician David Adeleke, better known by his stage name Davido, following the Red Devils’ 4-3 UEFA Champions League loss to FC Copenhagen on Wednesday.
United lost to the Danish team for the ninth time in all competitions, dropping them to the bottom of their group and making it difficult for them to advance to the next round of the Champions League. With 18 points after 11 games, Erik Ten Hag’s team is likewise in eighth place in the Premier League.
The loss to Copenhagen adds to their lackluster performance this season, even though they only got back to winning ways in the EPL with a 1-0 victory over Fulham last weekend. The singer was also quick to remind their supporters of their ongoing issues.
He said, “I don’t watch ball like that … but come wetin Man U do so? Every week una dey complain enlighten me pls,” Davido wrote on X with a laughing emoji.
Albert Nat Hyde replied, “We are just one unlucky football club that make rival clubs like Chelsea who do not perform any better sleep well at night.”
Another frustrated United fan wrote, “Davido, that’s how we watch matches every week. I’m tired,” adding a crying emoji to the response.
“No one can explain, we just feel pains from everywhere every week,” Michaelson Hon also replied.
Despite Davido’s admission that he doesn’t watch much football, his interest in the sport dates back to his October 2021 visit to Old Trafford, when he showed off his No. 7 jersey in support of Cristiano Ronaldo, who that evening led United to a thrilling 3-2 Champions League victory over Atalanta.
The Nigerian artist later sang at the FIFA World Cup final in Qatar in 2022. He also wowed the crowd at this year’s PFA Awards in England.