Featured

"The league aint ready": Fans react to Konate hype video

Ibrahima Konate has released a new video on social media hyping his move to Liverpool.

The French defender signed for the Reds from RB Leipzig for £36m back in May.

While he is yet to travel to Merseyside and do the run-of-the-mill new signing media duties, Konate has released a promo video himself on social media.

In it, he reveals that he will wear the No 5 shirt vacated by Gini Wijnaldum.

He also put on the famous red shirt for the first time, while he modelled the brand new away shirt too.

Subscribe to Rousing The Kop TV now

The video is shot on a street football pitch in his home town, where Konate is surrounded by locals excited about his move to one of the biggest clubs on earth.

How Will Rafa Benitez Do At Everton? Football Manager 2021 Experiment

From the Louis Vuitton bag that stored the shirt to the background track (“Hot” by Young Thug for those interested) to the flares, everything about the video is just fantastic.

The only person on earth happier than the French locals in the background was Konate himself. He looked incredibly proud to be holding that famous red shirt with his name on the back.

The crowd erupted into a chant of “Ibou” as they danced and let off red flares behind their local hero.

We have no doubt that Konate felt like an absolute king.

In all honesty, if the football thing doesn’t work out for him, he has a career in video production for himself. Liverpool should seriously consider consulting him for new signing announcements in future.

One thing for sure is that everyone here at RTK cannot wait to see this passion out on the pitch.

Fans love the Konate video

As expected, the replies to Konate’s Tweet were filled with excited Liverpool fans.

If they enjoyed the sneak peek that was released beforehand, they really enjoyed the real thing.

Have something to tell us about this article?
Let us know