"Yago Pikachu" Is The Name Of A Professional Soccer Player
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There is a soccer player named Yago Pikachu. We found this out and didn't know exactly what to do with this information so we are depositing it here.
(It turns out "Pikachu" is a nickname. For the rest of the article, let us joyously pretend this is not the case.)
Pikachu plays right back for Brazilian club Vasco da Gama, which is no stranger to incredible names (Vasco's all-time leading scorer is Roberto Dinamite). Pikachu made his Copa Libertadores debut on Wednesday. Vasco da Gama beat Universidad de Concepcion 4-0.
Huge moment in football as Pikachu makes his Copa Libertadores debut at right back for Vasco da Gama. pic.twitter.com/9xRu30yDGo— Zack Goldman (@ThatDamnYank) February 1, 2018
GUESS WHO SCORED? THAT'S RIGHT PIKACHU SCORED. GOTTA CATCH 'EM ALL.
GOOOOOOOOOOOOOALLLLLL PIKACHUUUUUU! pic.twitter.com/37XFUykGTy— Zack Goldman (@ThatDamnYank) February 1, 2018
Don't worry everyone, we have a video of Pikachu's goal.
Ha ha! Just kidding! Here is the real video:
— Futebol Carioca F.C (@FutebolCariocaF) February 1, 2018
We bet the other team found this goal to be quite a . . . shocker.