although Super Eagles and Everton star Alex Iwobi, who grew up in England, says he is proud and happy of his Nigerian heritage.
Born in Lagos, Iwobi moved to England at the age of four and represented the country in the youth division. But the former Arsenal player opted to represent Nigeria in the national team. October is Black History Month, and Iwobi spoke to Everton Media about the beauty of Nigerian culture.
“Every time I go back to Nigeria, I feel at home,” Iwobi said.
“I saw the food, I saw the dance, you walked out of the field and everyone brought out their drums and they were singing.
“I grew up in the UK but still have Nigerian culture. Through Black History Month, it’s a good thing that people are acknowledging their roots and where people come from. It just shows that no matter where we are in the world, we are all one. “
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