Photo: SL Benfica Twitter

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How to ‘Veni, vidi, vici’ like the Ukrainian forward Roman Yaremchuk?

Roman’s goal helped the Portuguese football club Sport Lisboa e Benfica to play out a Russian club in the Champions League qualification. And see what happened next! Benfica’s official Twitter account changed its name into ‘Benficachuk’, using the last four letters from Yaremchuk’s surname. Many fans joined the flash mob and did the same with their nicknames!

Benfica’s official Twitter account has changed its name

They even created a viral meme with seagulls from ‘Finding Nemo’ that repeat ‘chuk’ — for lots of them, Roman became a true hero of the match.

A meme about the Yaremchuk’s flash mob created by fans

Yaremchuk has just joined the Portuguese football club S.L. Benfica and already won the hearts of its fans. What an inspiring story!

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