Victor Osimhen, Erling Haaland, and Kylian Mbappe has recently been nominated for the 2023 Ballon d’Or award following their impressive performance for their club in the 2022-23 season
Former Arsenal youth product Folarin Balogun has made a surprising choice for his top three best strikers in the world, with Victor Osimhen, Erling Haaland of Manchester City, and France’s Kylian Mbappe receiving his praise, Soccernet.ng reports.
In a viral video on social media, Balogun, who is currently on loan at Stade de Reims, expressed his admiration for these exceptional strikers.
Despite his own impressive record of 21 goals in 37 matches, Balogun still looks up to these top talents in the striker role.
In the video shared by ESPN, Balogun explained his choices, naming Haaland as his top pick due to the electrifying Norwegian forward’s incredible skills.
He described Osimhen as a “World Class striker” and acknowledged Mbappe’s remarkable positioning in front of the goal.
“I think I’d say over the last couple of seasons, he has really made that move into a World Class striker,” Balogun noted.
Watch the video here:
While Osimhen is currently sidelined due to injury, he had been in remarkable form for Napoli, helping them secure a Scudetto victory after 33 years.
He has continued this excellent form into the current season, with six goals in eight domestic league appearances.