The Senegalese goalkeeper of the Chelsea Blues, Edouard Mendy, reigning champion of the 2021 Champions League, was honored by his partners in the selection and by all the people of Senegal. At the entrance of the Radisson Blue hotel where the Teranga Lions are regrouping in prelude to the friendly match against Zambia this Saturday, June 5, 2021, Edouard Mendy was greeted with songs as a tribute to his performances colossal this season 2020/2021 in the goals of the London club.
Edouard Mendy received a surprise tribute from his team-mates on the night of Thursday, June 3, 2021. The man who broke the goalkeeper record in the English league to play the most matches in the League of Champions without conceding a goal, was warmly welcomed by the hotel staff and its partners. A gesture that did not leave the player indifferent. On his Facebook page this Friday, June 4, 2021, the Senegalese goalkeeper expressed his satisfaction at noticing the permanent support of all the Senegalese people. “I am so touched by this tribute. A big thank you to my brothers, to all the members of the federation as well as to all the staff of the Radisson hotel for such a warm welcome.”, We can read on the account. facebook of the Senegalese giant of 1m97.
Edouard Mendy intends to give his all to help Senegal’s national team win the Africa Cup of Nations for the first time. Throughout this year, he felt the constant support of the Senegalese people. A support that pushed him to the final victory in the Champions League against the Citizens of Pep Guardiola. “I would like to deeply thank all the Senegalese people for this powerful support that I have received during this year,” he added.
Note that in the English Premier League this 2020/2021 season, Edouard Mendy has played 16 games without conceding any goals out of the 28 he played. He is the cousin of Ferland Mendy, a French international left side playing at Real Madrid.