John Mikel Obi has grown since his humble beginnings that he is now overwhelmed with his achievement as a father, a husband and mentor to many youths in Nigeria, Africa and the rest of the world.
The former Chelsea Fc and Super Eagles of Nigeria midfield dynamo is one of the many celebrities who did not allow their dreams to fade away as they pursued it to attain the height they have reached today.
Mikel is one of the biggest sportsmen in Africa and definitely one of the greatest football export to the world.
A photo of him dating back to the days he used to roam the street of Nigeria shows how his story begun.
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