since joining joining Middlesbrough, the Nigerian footballer and national team captain
John Mikel Obi has gained for himself the admiration of the fans of Middlesbrough football club,
the Fans have been so impressed by the 31-year-old’s performance and decided to go ahead and composed a song for him.
"We've got Mikel
John Obi Mikel
I just don't think you understand
This midfield man,
The African Zidane,
We've got John Obi Mikel."
The coolest shit I've heard in years. pic.twitter.com/E6jQkCxPVy
— Pastor Mrs Ola 🇳🇬 (@adeola_adereti) February 18, 2019
Walked out to my 5 year old daughter on the trampoline singing…
We’ve got Mikel, @mikel_john_obi …
— Russ (@iRussJ) February 15, 2019
with their recent 1-0 Blackburn win, which sees them move to fifth position on the Championship table.
the 31 year old is not letting his age prevent him from good football, he has had 90 minutes of playing time in their last game, and not only that he obviously ran the show throughout the match with one or two dribbles and good passes.