Barely a week after a video of Divock Origi speaking in Swahili left Kenyans impressed, the Liverpool striker has sent a message of appreciation to his fans in the country.
Origi, who is the son of former Kenyan professional footballer Mike Origi, took to social media to post a picture of a matatu graffiti of himself and Liverpool teammate Daniel Sturridge.
Captioning the snap in Swahili and English, the Belgian international said he was proud of his roots.
“Asanteni sana kwa mafans wangu wote Kenya na especially wale wamemake this cool artwork. Nime I appreciate sana and it makes feel proud of my roots.Tuko pamoja na God bless,” Divock wrote.
Spotted in ??. Asanteni sana kwa mafans wangu wote Kenya na especially wale wamemake this cool artwork. Nime I appreciate sana and it makes feel proud of my roots. Tuko pamoja na Godbless! /Spotted on the streets of ??. Thank you to all my Kenyan fans, especially to the ones that made this cool artwork. I truly appreciate this and I am proud to be a Kenyan! #Proudkenyan #YNWA ????
Last week, Divock impressed Kenyans with his good command of Swahili during an interview with BBC Swahili in the UK after the 4-0 away win at West Ham.
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