– first player to score 32 goals in a 38 game …

– first player to score 32 goals in a 38 game season

– first African player to score 30 goals in a premier league season

– first player to be named premier league player of the month 3 times in one season

– fastest player in Liverpool’s history to reach 50 goals

– he did all this is the Premier League, arguably a much tougher league than Ligue 1.

There are loads more but I think all these records and achievements warrant the hype.

And he’s cute. Just because he’s not your taste doesnt mean he might not be someone else’s.