Former Chelsea, Inter Milan and Argentine striker, Hernan Crespo, arrived the Muritala Mohammed Airport on, Thursday, May 24 to attend Heineken’s exclusive viewing of the UEFA Champions League final. The Argentine legend arrived to pomp and fanfare as scores of passionate fans who had patiently waited for his arrival, greeted him with excited shouts and requests for photos and autographs.
Hernan Crespo who is visiting Nigeria for the first time, is set to share the drama of UEFA Champions League Final between Real Madrid and Liverpool with Lagos fans. The special Heineken viewing event holds at the Ocean View Ground, Eko Hotels and Suites, VI, Lagos where a UEFA Champions League season that kicked off on June 27, 2017, finally reached a climax, after a total of games involving 32 of Europe’s top football teams.
Heineken, a premium lager beer produced in Nigeria by Nigerian Breweries Plc, had taken its screening of live UEFA Champions League matches at exclusive locations across three cities in Nigeria – Lagos, Abuja and Port Harcourt and entertaining over 5000 fans over 334 days of UEFA Champions League action. Football fans were continually delighted by the dramatic football games, fine beer and great food available on UEFA Champions League nights at the venues.
The arrival of Crespo in Nigeria, himself a UEFA Champions League legend, further adds to the excitement already in the air as football fans await with bated breath, one of the biggest football clashes of 2018 in the final showdown between two European giants, Real Madrid and Liverpool. Crespo, who was famous for his style of play and keen eye for goals has shared his excitement ahead of the final, offering some hint as to what to expect at the Heineken live viewing event on tonight.