The best Jon Obi Mikel scores jokes after rare goal v PSG

Midfielder now boasts tally of 6 goals in 360 appearances for Chelsea.

Jon Obi Mikel scores when he wants, which isn't very often
GOAL: Mikel (Image: Warren Fish)

It’s not every day you get to hear a commentator say “Jon Obi Mikel scores”, but that was the case as the shot-shy Chelsea midfielder got a goal against PSG.

Mikel’s strike in the 2-1 Champions League last 16 first leg defeat in Paris ensures that his side take a handy away goal into the return leg at Stamford Bridge on March 9th.

The Nigerian now boasts a record of 6 goals in 360 Chelsea appearances with his previous goal also coming in the Champions League, against Sporting Lisbon in December 2014.

It’s such a rare occurrence that there just had to be ‘Jon Obi Mikel scores’ jokes:

#AdFSports "Guy easy now!"
Mikel : "Bros free me ! This celebration comes once every two years!! " pic.twitter.com/kUlpFo2l60

— AdForumCo (@AdForumCo) February 16, 2016

Mathematically, Next time Mikel is likely to score should be 2020 or so

— MR. PAREY (@I_tWeEt_NoNfA) February 16, 2016

When you find out Jon Obi-Mikel scored for Chelsea. pic.twitter.com/F1t7sfwRMi

— Sunday League (@SundayShoutsFC) February 16, 2016

When Mikel scores against your team.. pic.twitter.com/7aXu8zFiT1

— Football Funnys (@FootballFunnys) February 16, 2016

Whoever had money on Mikel next scorer, you will get a RT…


— Footy Accumulators (@FootyAccums) February 16, 2016

Mikel already starting to repay that £16m transfer fee.

— Nick Miller (@NickMiller79) February 16, 2016

Haha Mikel of all people. Cue a £60m bid from #PSG in the summer

— Andrew Gibney (@Gibney_A) February 16, 2016

Cavani on for PSG. If this is his response when Steven Fletcher comes on, I'd like to see his 'Mikel Goal' face. https://t.co/fD8Hej3VmG

— 888sport (@888sport) February 16, 2016

Goals in 2015/16:

John Obi Mikel: 1
Eden Hazard: 1 pic.twitter.com/RLafFjo60X

— bet365 (@bet365) February 16, 2016

If mikel can score you can make it in 2016

— #GarriandSugar_Label (@sanyii_crown) February 16, 2016

We all are a lucky bunch, we are born in the Mikel era

— Chelsea FC (@FFChelseaFC) February 16, 2016