Although Divock Origi is arguably Belgian of Kenyan descent - we shall not stop claiming a piece of the young man especially after he wiped his feet with the Barcelona towel.
In the just played European championship League semi-final he scored two goals to dispatch a star studded Barcelona FC with Lionel Messi and Louis Suarez in the mix.
Otherwise used as a super sub, coach Juggen Klopp came up with a secret weapon by benching his lethal striker Mohamed Salah and starting Origi as his leader attacker.
Origi was born in the city of Ostend Belgium 25 years ago to Kenyan parents Mike Okoth Origi, himself a former Harambee Stars striker, and Linda Adhiambo.
The senior Origi started off in high school as a goalkeeper at Itierio High and Shabana FC of Kisii. He switched to centre forward when he joined Kenya Breweries FC before going to Belgium via Oman.
Divock is a pure pedigree from a footballing stock with many firsts. His dad Mike Okoth was the first Kenyan to play professional football in Europe. His uncle Austin Oduor Origi played for...