My father is from Nigeria, he teaches me about the culture – Bayern’s Musiala

Germany international, Jamal Musiala has revealed that his father a Nigerian, who always teaches him the essence of one’s culture.

The Bayern Munich star made this known when he recently appeared as a guest on the popular show ‘How Hungry Are You’ by Chef Serge Ibaka.

My dad is from Nigeria, he teaches me about the culture - Bayern's Musiala

The 21-year-old midfielder particularly expressed his admiration for Nigerian culture and went on to declare his love for the delicacy known as ‘fufu’.

Musiala also admitted that he had never been to Nigeria, but said he grew up knowing a lot about Nigeria and African cultures.

He said; “I have never been to Africa before even though I always wanted to but we have never really had the time to go over there.

“My dad is from Nigeria and he always tells me about the culture and everything about African foods. My dad made fufu while I was growing up back in England; he made this dish [fufu] every other day.”

Musiala was born in Stuttgart, Germany to a Nigerian father and a German mother. He was raised in England from the age of seven after his family moved to the United Kingdom.

In another news…

A Nigerian man simply known as Max, has blamed his father losing the rare opportunity of him actualising his dream of becoming a professional footballer.

The young guy recounted via Twitter (X) how Pepsi Football Academy scouted him from his football team in Ojo many years ago, but his father chased away the recruiters.

He narrated; I was scouted from my football team back then in Ojo to play for Pepsi football Academy my dad chased them away, was scouted by an Agent he’s late now Mr Arthur Golde, i was to go to Birmingham for trials my dad tore the papers, i had to just give up on football.

I don’t play with love for the game anymore only when i feel like exercising & catching fun. During U17 golden eaglets camp i was invited along with some players from my village Eziobodo in Owerri to join the golden Eaglets camp by Emmanuel Amuneke my dad refused.

My uncle now late begged my parents to register me in Buruj Sports Academy ogolonto ikorodu their refused, they said they’ll never allow me play football that football is a useless sport, but look at football today, i’m glad some parents are doing better today…