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Congolese Superstar Cédric Bakambu Gets a Funny Farewell From His Beijing Team

Congolese striker Cédric Bakambu bid farewell to his Beijing Guoan teammates and the Chinese Super League to play once again in Europe, most likely with Barcelona. 

The 30-year old forward made a huge impact for Beijing, scoring 58 goals in 87 games and helped the team to win the Chinese FA Cup in 2018. He was also the league’s top scorer last year and took home the Golden Boot.

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