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Memphis Depay wins French Ligue 1 goal of the year

Memphis Depay wins French Ligue 1 goal of the year

- Olympique Lyon attacker Memphis Depay has won the French Ligue 1 goal of the year award

- The winger appeared at a ceremony to receive his award in a jacket inspired by Micheal Jackson

- NAIJ.com reports that Memphis joined Lyon from Man Utd in the January transfer window

Pop king Micheal Jackson has inspired millions around the world with his legendary dance moves, dresses, hair styles and music.

That influences seems to get to former Manchester United attacker Memphis Depay who appeared at an awards ceremony in a Jackson inspired by one of the greatest musicians of all time.

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The Dutchman was receiving an award for the French League Goal of the Year on Monday night and his outfit easily stood out.

Memphis Depay wins French Ligue 1 goal of the year

Memphis Depay with his award

Depay, 23, left Manchester United for Lyon in France in the January transfer window and has regained the form the showed at PSV.

Memphis Depay wins French Ligue 1 goal of the year

Depay celebrates a goal for Lyon

Memphis Depay wins French Ligue 1 goal of the year

We don't know what Depay was trying to achieve with his outfit

The former United player has scored five goals in 15 games with one of those strikes winning the goal of the year gong.

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In a match against Toulouse in March, the fleet footed player turned two defenders near the half-way line before lobbing the keeper from range.

In the other awards, Edison Cavani was named French Ligue 1 player of the year while N'Golo Kante was named French footballer of the year.

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