Some games will forever live on in West Brom folklore, and the Baggies 5-1 win over Wolves will always be one of those fixtures and one where Peter Odemwingie solidified himself as a club icon.
— Peter Odemwingie (@OdemwingieP) February 12, 2020
The former Albion attacker scored a hat-trick in the Black Country Derby this week eight years ago as Odemwingie spearheaded a West Brom side that would win one of the most famous editions of this heated rivalry when both sides were last in the Premier League together.
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And the ex-Nigerian international paid tribute to the game by taking to his official Twitter account to post a photo of him walking off with the match ball from that special match, and plenty of West Brom fans on social media loved the image from Odemwingie.
Here’s what tons of West Brom fans had to say about Odemwingie and that 5-1 win against Wolves on Twitter…
Just can’t get enough
— nathan arries (@arries_nathan) February 12, 2020
— Mr Stephen (@stebaker) February 12, 2020
— Steve Baker (@steviemb62) February 12, 2020
Albion Legend. Despite QPR.
— dylan ashmore (@WBADyl) February 12, 2020
The best away day I’ve ever been to pic.twitter.com/nmzv0GsNcY
— Jamie Rossiter (@Jay89R) February 12, 2020
— Jon (@jonpog) February 12, 2020
Despite Odemwingie’s QPR episode as reported by Sky Sports News, the Nigerian attacker remains on good terms with West Brom supporters to this day.