Benjamin Šeško (foto: pigac.si)
Capturing hearts with raw emotion and gratitude, 20-year-old Leipzig striker Benjamin Šeško delivered a heartfelt address to fans and players after Slovenia's recent soccer victory.
His sincere words resonated deeply, marking a memorable moment in the wake of their triumph.
After scoring the opening goal for Slovenia and playing a pivotal role in the qualifiers, Šeško took to the stage during the post-victory celebration. His presence was a blend of a fan's enthusiasm and a player's pride. He didn't shy away from sharing a beer or basking in the incredible energy circulating among the players, coach Matjaž Kek, and the ecstatic fans.
The fans' affection for Šeško was evident as they chanted "Šeško is on fire" throughout the night. The young man from Radeče, seizing the moment with a microphone in hand, didn't miss the chance to express his gratitude. Known for his regular post-match interactions, conversations, and photo sessions with fans, this stage appearance was particularly memorable.
Addressing the crowd, Šeško said, "My people! Do you think we would be here without you? Look at this, old man. Thank you for all your support, my people. Thank you for everything. We will give our all at the Euros, obviously. I'm really looking forward to it. Thanks also to the many of you who are here. I love you!" His words were met with thunderous applause, marking a moment that will long be remembered in Slovenian sports history.