Canadian rapper Drake, a well-known figure in the music industry, has recently made headlines in the world of soccer by requesting a jersey from Aston Villa’s Alisha Lehmann. Lehmann, widely regarded as one of the most followed female soccer players globally, shared this intriguing encounter during a podcast interview with Shirin David on the DirTea Talk podcast.
During the conversation with Shirin David, Alisha Lehmann revealed that Drake reached out to her via direct messages (DMs) just three days prior to the interview. Lehmann, a 24-year-old athlete, seemed pleasantly surprised as she shared this exciting development.
She mentioned that when asked about the most famous person to contact her, Drake’s name was the first that came to mind. Drake’s specific request? He asked for a soccer jersey, demonstrating his admiration for the sport and for Lehmann’s role in it.
While Lehmann’s Aston Villa team has experienced a challenging start to their season with two consecutive losses, Lehmann herself has yet to make a significant impact on the scoreboard in terms of goals or assists.
However, her jersey request from Drake serves as a testament to her growing popularity and the impact she’s making in the soccer world.