Nigerian striker, Ademola Lookman has made history to be the first striker to break Atalanta goals record on Saturday in the first season for the Nerazzurri in 70 years.
Lookman achieved this feat after scoring his 13 league goal in Atalanta’s 3-1 win over Cremonese in a Serie A fixture played at the Stadio Giovanni Zini on Saturday.
Last weekend, the Nigerian international scored Atalanta’s third goal over Cremonese ending his seven-game goals drought.
Lookman, 25, took his goals to 13 in 27 league matches, after scoring for the first time since January,
At the moment, the winger has scored a total of 15 goals in 29 matches for the Nerazzurri across all competitions this season, a statistical source Stats Perform – Opta, reveals.
“With Saturday’s goal against Cremonese, Ademola Lookman became the rookie to have scored the most in this league.
“The Nigerian striker has in fact reached 13 goals, detaching Kvaratskhelia of Napoli, and moving to third place overall in the scorers chart.
“The last Atalanta player to score at least 13 goals at this point of the season on his debut in Serie A was Poul Rasmussen in 1952/1953.”