Emotional Mertens sets record

by | Apr 22, 2021 22:50

It was an emotional night for Dries Mertens, as he equalled the all-time Napoli record for Serie A goals and dedicated it to his recently departed grandmother.

The Belgium international found the net with a stunning strike from the edge of the box during this evening’s 5-2 victory over Lazio.

That was his 102nd Serie A goal, equalling the all-time club record set by Antonio Vojak in the 1930s.

It was an emotional night for Dries Mertens, as he equalled the all-time Napoli record for Serie A goals and dedicated it to his recently departed grandmother.

The Belgium international found the net with a stunning strike from the edge of the box during this evening’s 5-2 victory over Lazio.

That was his 102nd Serie A goal, equalling the all-time club record set by Antonio Vojak in the 1930s.

He was clearly emotional afterwards and seemed to wipe away tears after pointing to the sky.

According to reports, Mertens dedicated the goal to his grandmother, who passed away last week.

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