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Lookman fires Atalanta to historic Europa League triumph

Super Eagles forward, Ademola Lookman, was the undisputed star of the night his hat-trick helped Atalanta defeat Bayer Leverkusen in Wednesday’s Europa League final in Dublin.

Xabi Alonso and his boys were looking to extend their incredible unbeaten run in all competitions this season to 52 games, as well as secure a double having won the German Bundesliga, however, that was not to be. 

Lookman’s precision in front of goal didn’t just end Leverkusen’s unbeaten run, it also gave Atalanta their first trophy in 61 years.

Lookman made history as the first player to score a hat-trick in a Europa League final, as 

Atalanta crested its name in the history books. 

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