Mikel Obi Releases His Old Picture of Him and His U-13 Teammates

Former Chelsea and Super Eagles midfielder Mikel John Obi has shared an old picture of himself with his U-13 teammates in his early football career.

The Score Nigeria reports that the 33-year-old midfielder released the photos on his social media on the Instagram.

Mikel Obi Releases His Old Picture of Him and His U-13 Teammates

Mikel Obi has being out of work after terminating his contract with Turkish’s side Trabzonspor over the coronavirus pandemic that ravaged the world, but has currently being linked with other clubs.

Mikel began his football career at the age of 12 when picked as a talented footballer from over 3,000 young talents to play in Pepsi Football Academy, a team that at the time was well known for travelling across Nigeria scouting young footballers with the potential to play professionally.

Mikel Obi retired from international football in 2019 after the African Cup of Nations in Egypt.

The 33-year-old had an illustrious career with Chelsea Football Club of England appearing 249 times while scoring a goal for the West London club from 2006 to 2017, he won the Premier League, FA Cup, Football League Cup, FA Community Shield, UEFA Champions League and the UEFA Europa League.

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