Ighalo: “I had no money to name the shirt”

first_imgThe new right eye of the fans stated, following a photo of him wearing the visiting kit of the ‘red devils’ from the 2005/06 season, where his current coach, Ole Gunnar Solksjaer, played that “it had no name on the back“of the shirt. The reason for this was that”you have to pay to put the names on the back and there was no money for that“Now everyone in his country sends him “messages saying they can’t wait “to see him on the pitch in every United game, which makes him “very happy”. The striker visited the ‘Theater of Dreams’ for the first time in 2013 and was fascinated. “When I saw him he surprised me. I was outside the stadium and I took pictures“, he claimed.Three years later he would visit him as a player, wearing the Watford shirt, which made him “happier”. At the end of the match, he left the stadium and stood “watching him.” “This is the stadium I used to watch at home when I was little and now I’m playing against them“He thought. Now, his dream of being a ‘red devil’ has been fulfilled, and he couldn’t have started better. Nigerian player Odion Ighalo, who arrived at Old Trafford at the winter market from the Chinese Shenhua Shanghai, spoke to the Manchester United website about how he has adapted to life at his new club, where he has fallen on his feet. The striker, since his debut, has scored four goals in the eight games he has played in these weeks of competition. Ighalo grew up in Nigeria, his native country, seeing Manchester United, whom he supported. The attacker explained that in his country “you have to go to an event center and pay to watch the matches“Every time United played, I went with my brothers,” he continued, “and now people see me and the team. There is a huge fan base and it is growing. “last_img read more