Aspiring Nigerian footballer who hawks for survival meets Neymar

A Nigerian lady who dreams of being a great footballer, has gotten the rare opportunity of meeting Paris Saint-German star, Neymar Jnr.

Zulfah took to her Twitter page to share photos she snapped with the Brazilian Ballon D’Or nominee.

The aspiring player also hawks kolanut, bitter cola and sweets at under the bridge at Ojota in Lagos state gave thanks to Allah.

Though she did not disclose where she met Neymar, she seemed to have gotten a chance to travel for an international tournament, Red Bull’s Neymar Jr Five.

Neymar Jr’s Five is the biggest global five-a-side football tournament, where teams from six continents battle it out to get to the world final in Praia Grande, Brazil.

Sharing the photos, Zulfah wrote; “All I can say is Alhamdullilah 🙏🥰 #hijabballer #nevergiveup #Bethankful.”

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Meanwhile, singer, Peter Okoye also known as Mr P, has revealed that original career path he wanted to follow in his youth was football and not music.

He stated this through his official Twitter page while recounting his days as a footballer in Jos, Plateau state.

Mr P, who said that he still wishes he was playing football, however, noted that he is grateful for becoming a successful musician.

He then gave a philosophical analysis of the reality, saying that when life changes the trajectory of ones life, it is fun to see how the future unfolds.

Peter shared a throwback photo of the team he played for and wrote; “Was suppose to be a Soccer Player or a professional footballer. But today I am grateful to be a professional and successful Musician/Artiste.

When life changes the direction of your future, it might be fun to see where those new horizons take you. But i still wished I was playing football tho😑 God bless us all in all we do☺️🙏🏽🙃”

He also revealed that he and Super Eagles star, Mikel Obi played together in Pepsi Academy.

A fan asked it was true and he said; “Yes we did played together at Pepsi Academy way back in Jos Plateau State☺️👌🏾”