Unknown Premier League footballer rapper promises to reveal identity on one condition
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The mysterious Premier League footballer rapper has pledged to reveal his identity in the near future.
The internet has been well and truly sent into meltdown after a top-flight star swapped the pitch for the recording booth under the name 'Dide'.
The baller released a track titled 'Thrill' on Friday and in just three days it now sits on 100,000 views on YouTube.
In the video, the baller's face is completely covered by a large mask with roses on it - but they have previously claimed to be a Premier League player on Instagram.
Announcing the new song, they wrote: "Rapper at Home, footballer on the pitch!!! Premier League footballer jumps in the UK music industry. Keeping his identity unknown by wearing a uniquely designed mask, that is covered in roses. He goes by the name of Dide."
The visuals include several shots of London and lyrics referencing football such as "my team stay winning", 'every game is like a final", "young star and I feel like Foden" and "I need me a goal like the Spurs need Kane".
Immediately there were plenty of people guessing as to who it is, with Wilfried Zaha, Reiss Nelson and Jadon Sancho's names being mentioned.
However, some worked out that it might just be Arsenal striker Eddie Nketiah based off the name being an anagram of 'Eddi', a lyric where he raps, "they're gonna [gunner] put it in the paper" and his usual celebration being performed in the video.
The rapper boasts about making seven figures and claims to have left school at the age of 14 - the same time of which Nketiah joined Arsenal's academy.
There is still no complete confirmation as to who the rapper is but that could all be about to change.
'Dide' has taken to Instagram and promised to go maskless for the next video if he reaches 50,000 subscribers on YouTube.
He stated: "Ok if everyone wants to know who I really am. I will release my next music video with no mask if I get 50k YouTube subscribers."
At the time of writing, Dide has 4,000 subscribers on the video sharing platform and will need to see some incredible growth for that eagerly anticipated reveal to happen.
It should be noted that irrespective of who is behind the mask, the bars are strong and a bit better than the efforts of Bayern Munich's Alphonso Davies, who was told to "stick to football".