EXTRA TIME: Manchester City defender Kyle Walker tweets in isiZulu

Could the England international be comparing the Brazilian's prowess to that of a lion?

In response to Manchester City’s resounding 7-2 thumping of Stoke City in an English Premier League match, Kyle Walker tweeted a picture from the 1994 musical film, The Lion King where Simba is held over the Pride Rock by Rafiki.

The South African soundtrack, Ingonyama, an ancient battle-cry of the Zulu warriors is heard in the background in the movie.

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Walker appears to be paying homage to his City teammate, Gabriel Jesus, who scored twice on his 20th appearance for the Citizens against Stoke and he humorously used a line from the classic movie.
Kyle Walker Tweet

Walker also merged in a photo of himself holding Jesus aloft in celebration, the same way Rafiki held Simba in the movie.

Indeed a humorous gesture from the 27-year-old, more impressively his effort in writing in IsiZulu which would more accurately read: 

"Nans’ ingonyama bakithi baba” [There comes a lion].