An image of Ghana midfielder Michael Essien’s statue has sent social media into overdrive as fans queue up to mock the football superstar.

Fans’ reaction to the odd-looking statue was a mixture of sarcasm, banter and comic relief.

The dodgy statue was erected in honor of the Persib Budong midfielder who has had an astonishing career so far winning, 58 caps for Ghana, 2 Ligue 1 titles, 2 Premier League titles, 4 FA Cups and 1 Champions League.

The sculpture has been in existence for some years now on the Boadi Road in Kumasi but the artisan is unknown.

Below are some tweets mocking the statue of the former Chelsea man:

By Daraja Mutari/