John Mikel Obi has grown since his humble beginnings that he is now overwhelmed with his achievement as a father, a husband and mentor to many youths in Nigeria, Africa and the rest of the world here is a throwback photo of mikel obi on the street of Jos
The former Chelsea Fc and Super Eagles of Nigeria midfield is one of the many celebrities who did not allow their dreams to greatness fade away as they pursued it to attain the height they have reached today.
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The Nigeria international Mikel began his career with Nigeria local club Plateau United , before joining Norwegian club Lyn after trial at South Africa club Ajax Cape Town at the age of 17 in 2004. In 2006, he made a controversial transfer to English club Chelsea after Manchester United claimed they had already signed him. He stayed with Chelsea for 11 years, before moving to China with Tianjin TEDA in 2017. After two years in China, he returned to England on a short-term deal with Middlesbrough , before joining Trabzonspor on a free transfer in July 2019. In a 14-year international career between 2005 and 2019, he played 88 times for Nigeria , scoring six goals, winning Olympic Bronze medal in 2016, four Afcon medal including Winning the 2013 edition in South africa with three third place finish in 2006, 2010 & Egypt 2019 where he made his last apperance with the super Eagles.
Throwback Photo Of Mikel Obi
Mikel is one of the biggest sportsmen in Africa and definitely one of the greatest football export to the world. A photo of him dating back to the days he used to roam the street of Nigeria shows how his story and journey to greatness begun
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