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UEFA reacts after an African footballer becomes 1st player to score 5 goals in his 1st two UCL games

The European football governing body popularly known as UEFA has reacted after an African footballer Sebastien Haller netted a goal to become the first player in history to score in his first two UEFA Champions League matches.

The Ivorian has been in superb form for Netherlands Eredivisie League Champions Ajax Amsterdam FC since joining them, and he was able to impress again, as he netted a beautiful goal in their victory over Besiktas football club on Tuesday evening.

The former West Ham United FC star retained his spot in the home team's starting eleven, and he was able to mark his excellent performance with a goal.

Two first half goals from former Watford football club of England star Steven Berghuis and Ivory Coast national team star Sebastien Haller were enough to give the host a deserved victory.

With Sebastien Haller's goal it means he has become the first player in history to score 5 goals in his first two Champions League matches.

Reacting after Sebastien Haller set a new record, UEFA posted on their verified Twitter handle that;

"⚪️🔴⚪️ Sébastien Haller is the first player to score 5 goals or more in his first 2 appearances in the Champions League 👏."

The Ivorian is now topping the scoring chart in this season's UEFA Champions League with 5 goals in two matches played, having scored four goals in their first game against Sporting Lisbon FC two weeks ago.

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