Ighalo story changes overnight from being a life threaten to generally love player. Football in Nigeria can be a life threaten job for players
Ighalo who plays for a Chinese club has also won the Nigeria sport award best player in the men categories.
Jude was an hustler in the street of Lagos. Before pursuing his career in the sport industry.
The super eagles stars shared a picture of when hustling, in the street of Lagos. Ighalo has previously played for the Wolverhampton wanderers in England before joining his current team in China.
In the 2018 FIFA World cup the eagle has been criticized by many of Nigerian soccer fans after failing to score in a clear chance against Argentina. To equalise which also leads to the country crashing out of the competition.
And many Nigerians are threaten to kill his mother, and burn his house for failing to deliver at such a big occasion.
And and this leads to speculation over his future at in the national team.
Not quite long in the 2019 African cup of nation. Ighalo, postman in Nigeria long as he leads the team to a third-place spot at the tournament.
Also finishing as the tournament highest goal scorer above Senegal sadio Mane and Egyptian Mohamed Salah. Other top strikers in the tournament include current Arsenal player Nicolas Pepe the gabonese player Aubamayang.
Few days later he confirmed his retirement from international football. And many Nigerians who have previously criticized and showered songs of praises to the former Wolverhampton wanderers man.
And the stories change for me being a life treatened so genuinely loved person among the football fans in Nigeria.
Football is life in Nigeria and everybody in Nigeria loves football. In fact the Nigerian football legend Austin Jay-Jay okocha also confirmed they use in a chat with soccer hub Nigeria.
Ighalo is now one of the country unforgettable player.
His retirement also leads to the rise of super eagles super star Victor Osimehen, who’s currently shinning for Lille and the country respectively.
And Nigerians as tagged him as Ighalo’s successor.