Middlesbrough Fans Call Mikel Obi African Zidane | Develop Anthem For Him[Video]
A video of Middlesbrough fans have gone viral and have circulated the social media airspace. In the video, the fans who are reveling in the signing of midfield maestro and Nigerian International, John Mikel Obi were making chants and developed an anthem in praise of the man who has become the leader of the orchestra at the middle of the park.
Oh, you want to have a feel of the Mikel Anthem? Let’s dig it together
We’ve got Mikel
John Obi Mikel
I just don’t think you understand
This midfield man,
I just don't think u'd understand, we've got the African Zidane, we've got Mikel.???
Middleborough fans Singing & Chanting for Nigeria's own John Obi Mikel. https://t.co/3lK6bPPRlV
— Demi Khay?????? (@Lboogie_K) February 19, 2019
This video and other trends on Twitter which praised John Mikel Obi brought lots of nostalgia to many Nigerians who saw it as something to be proud of, to see one of theirs regarded so highly in some part of England.
Consequently, lovers of Nigerian football called on the Super Eagles Coach, Gernot Rohr to invite the midfielder over to join the squad that will be participating in the African Cup of Nations.