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Iwobi: Wizkid Showed Me Love When I wasn’t a household name

Super Eagles and Fulham midfielder, Alex Iwobi, has heaped praises on the Nigerian singer Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun popularly known as Wizkid, for showing him love…

Super Eagles and Fulham midfielder, Alex Iwobi, has heaped praises on the Nigerian singer Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun popularly known as Wizkid, for showing him love when he had not come into limelight.

Iwobi described Wizkid as a “nice and humble person” adding that his show at Tottenham, North London is his favourite show.

The former Arsenal star made this known while speaking in a recent interview with Oma Sports, saying, Wizkid was “nice” to him “even though he didn’t know who I was at the time.”

“[He] is my favourite Nigerian show, I really enjoyed myself. Wizkid is a nice and very humble guy,” Iwobi said.

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The 27-year-old Nigerian player said he had met the Essence crooner at stores and always showed him respect.

Iwobi said, “Wizkid’s show at Tottenham stadium is my favorite Nigerian show, I really enjoyed myself. I didn’t get to meet him that day. But I’ve met him previous times and he’s a very nice and very humble guy.

“The first time I met him, he showed me love when he first met me even though he didn’t know who I was at the time. I’ve seen him in stores and even in the club as well, and he has always showed me so much love. He is someone that I really respect,” he added.