Super Eagles winger, Emmanuel Dennis Bonaventure has been likened to one of world’s football great, Pele.

Watford social media handler jokingly compared Dennis with the great Pele after his great start to life in England.

The former Club Bugged got off to a perfect start in the Premier League as he scored and turned provider to lead Watford to a 3-2 win over Aston Villa.

The Hornets got the lead inside the opening five minutes courtesy of a goal from Dennis who fired a low shot past Emiliano Martinez after his initial effort was blocked.

In bid to show his joy he jumped high into the arms of Ismaila Sarr, who provided the assist. The celebration is similar to the one Pele had with Jarzinho in the 1970 FIFA World Cup™ final.

Watford didn’t just stop there, they decided to compare the Nigerian youngster with the greatest Brazilian footballer of all time.

The Hornets posted the two pictures on their Twitter page, with the caption: The comparison continues.

Dennis’ performance earned him the man of the match award and the 23-year-old will be looking forward to continue his fairytale run when Watford take on Brighton at the Amex Stadium.