Nigerian star Mikel Obi has retired from professional football after an amazing career spanning over twenty years.
“There is a saying that “all good things must come to an end”, and for my professional football career, that day is today,” the former Chelsea star said on Tuesday.
“I look back at the past 20 years of my career, and I must say that I am very satisfied with all that I was able to achieve and more importantly the human it has helped shape.”
For the former Super Eagles skipper, his career won’t have come this far without support from coaches, family members, fans, and teammates, among others.
“You supported me through my highs and lows, even on days that I did not live up to your expectations,” Mikel added. “I say a big thank you.”