Wizkid is my favourite musician – Rudiger

Real Madrid star, Antonio Rudiger, has stirred reactions on social media platforms after disclosing that his favourite artiste is a Nigerian.

The defender made it known that he is a fan of Grammy winning Afrobeats sensation, Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, otherwise known as Wizkid.

Wizkid is my favourite musician - Rudiger

Rudiger, a Sierra Leone-born Germany international disclosed this when he was asked in a recent interview with Le Media Carre.

Interviewer: “Who is your favourite artiste?”

Rudiger: “My favourite artist is Wizkid.”

Meanwhile, in another news…

CorrectNG recalls that Nigerian music star, David Adeleke, professionally known as Davido launched a model football talent hunt programme in partnership with the Abu Salami Media and 1XBet, last year

The talent hunt tagged ‘Davido Dream Football Show’ which unfortunately went sour was supposed to comeswith a designed curriculum that has the potential to develop fundamental technical skills and tactical awareness in young players who are committed to competing at the highest levels.

Chief Executive Officer of Abu Salami Media and Chairman of DDFS, Abu Salami, during a media presentation in Lagos, said the programme was aimed at empowering and supporting young male football talents between ages 18 and 22 within Nigeria and around Africa.

Salami said; “The Davido Dream Football Show will enable young football talents to realise their dreams of becoming stars in future.

“First, we will organise screening of those who will register. Once they are screened, we will organise a series of trials. From that exercise, the best among them will be selected for camping for the final show”.

On his part, Davido who’s the DDFS president, said the reality talent show will birth opportunities for young people across Nigeria and the African continent.

He said; “We all know impact is essential and a show like this will not only engage the minds of the youths, it will birth meaningful changes and opportunities for youths across Nigeria and Africa as a whole. I believe it’ll also set the pace for impact-driven initiative in grassroots football in Africa.”