Iwobi posted the photo below with the caption ; +1 Grateful
Alex Iwobi was born on the 3rd of May 1996 in Lagos, Nigeria.
He is the nephew of former professional footballer Jay-Jay Okocha, and he joined Arsenal while still at primary school, and was first involved in a first-team match as an unused substitute in a League Cup match against West Bromwich Albion on 25 September 2013.
Alexander recently admitted that he has difficulties in singing the Nigerian national anthem which he is yet to fully learn.
He said ;
I know it but I don’t know it well. When they are recording, the camera comes on you I know what to say. For the Nigerian viewers I do know it.”
The Hale End Academy product was also quizzed about scoring the goal that qualified the Super Eagles for the 2018 World Cup and he said: “When I scored I saw my parents in the crowd, I was almost crying. It was a nice feeling.”
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