John Mikel Obi

John Michael Nchekwube Obinna (John Mikel Obi is more widespread name) is a footballer from Nigeria, who considered to be a famous halfback of English club Chelsea and the local team within the homeland.

John Mikel is born in April 22, 1987 in Jos (Nigeria). His father, who joined the Igbo ethnic group, owned the transport firm. His name is rather meaningful: therefore "Nchekwube" is considered to be "hope" and "Obinna" is related to "Father´s heart".

Obi began to climb the corporate ladder by football as his vocation and recently he was invited to participate in Pepsi Football Academy, it is worth noting that around 3000 people tried their hand in the competition. This Academy is famous for its objective: it deals with different prospective celebrities, promising young men, to allow them to join the ranks of professional game. At that time he was markedly different from his peers. However, Obi was noticed.

John Mikel was picked up with the expectation that he would play in the team, which includes such venerable players as Victor Obinna, Celestine Babayaro, Chris Obodo. Whereupon Obi appeared before the audience on the European arena. John Mikel added points to Nigeria by participating in the FIFA Under-17 World Championships, which took place in Finland.

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Clapback game! Mikel Obi's wife replies Nigerian man who wants her dumped

Clapback game! Mikel Obi's wife replies Nigerian man who wants her dumped

Clapback game! Mikel Obi's wife replies Nigerian man who wants her dumped
Mikel Obi's net worth and luxurious property

Mikel Obi's net worth and luxurious property

All you should know about ➡ Mikel Obi's net worth, big house and luxurious cars? How much should a person earn to get all the staff? Read on to find out!

Mikel Obi's net worth and luxurious property
A Hotuna: Mikel Obi na shakatawa da 'yan tagwayen 'ya'yan sa Mata

A Hotuna: Mikel Obi na shakatawa da 'yan tagwayen 'ya'yan sa Mata

Kaftin din kungiyar kwallon kafa ta kasa Super Eagles, John Mikel Obi, ya saka hotunan sa tare da tagwayen 'ya'yan sa mata suna shakatawa da kallon shirin talab

A Hotuna: Mikel Obi na shakatawa da 'yan tagwayen 'ya'yan sa Mata
See the strange thing Mikel and his twin daughters were doing in the late hour of the night (photo)

See the strange thing Mikel and his twin daughters were doing in the late hour of the night (photo)

John Obi Mikel is now a fulfilled man after helping the Super Eagles of Nigeria to qualify for the 2018 World Cup which is expected to take place in Russia.

See the strange thing Mikel and his twin daughters were doing in the late hour of the night (photo)
Making his World cup debut, checkout how Mikel and 22 other players fared at Brazil 2014: Where they are now

Making his World cup debut, checkout how Mikel and 22 other players fared at Brazil 2014: Where they are now

Nigeria headed to the 2014 World Cup in Brazil as African Champions just like they did in 1994 in USA. Here are the 23 players that played at the tournament.

Making his World cup debut, checkout how Mikel and 22 other players fared at Brazil 2014: Where they are now
World Cup draw host Gary Lineker 'reveals' Nigeria will face Argentina, France in Russia 2018

World Cup draw host Gary Lineker 'reveals' Nigeria will face Argentina, France in Russia 2018

Nigeria will be drawn in a tough group for the 2018 FIFA World Cup which will hold in Russia according to a powerful Twit by World Cup draw host Gary Lineker.

World Cup draw host Gary Lineker 'reveals' Nigeria will face Argentina, France in Russia 2018
See where Super Eagles currently occupy in the latest FIFA rankings after their victory over Argentina

See where Super Eagles currently occupy in the latest FIFA rankings after their victory over Argentina

Germany are the best football nation in the world according to the November FIFA rankings, while Argentina that lost to Nigeria in their last match occupy 4th.

See where Super Eagles currently occupy in the latest FIFA rankings after their victory over Argentina
Like Mikel! Like Bryan Idowu! Checkout 10 stunning photos of Super Eagles debutant's Russian girlfriend

Like Mikel! Like Bryan Idowu! Checkout 10 stunning photos of Super Eagles debutant's Russian girlfriend

Nigerian defender Bryan Idowu made his debut for the Super Eagles on November 14, 2017 and he did not disappoint many Nigerian fans who did not know him.

Like Mikel! Like Bryan Idowu! Checkout 10 stunning photos of Super Eagles debutant's Russian girlfriend
5 Super Eagles players who chose foreign ladies over Nigerian women (photos)

5 Super Eagles players who chose foreign ladies over Nigerian women (photos)

Nigerian foot stars are widely traveled across the world playing the football they love and while at it the found foreign beauty that they married....

5 Super Eagles players who chose foreign ladies over Nigerian women (photos)
John Mikel Obi's salary per week in China

John Mikel Obi's salary per week in China

Are you interested in how much money ➔ JOHN MIKEL OBI makes in CHINA? Want to learn his salary? ➔ Continue reading to find out MIKEL OBI SALARY per week!

John Mikel Obi's salary per week in China
Finally Argentina coach Sampaoli speaks after embarrassing defeat to Super Eagles

Finally Argentina coach Sampaoli speaks after embarrassing defeat to Super Eagles

Argentina coach Jorge Sampaoli has hailed the impressive comeback of the Super Eagles against his team in their pre-World Cup friendly tie at Krasnodar.

Finally Argentina coach Sampaoli speaks after embarrassing defeat to Super Eagles
Mikel Obi's partner posts heartwarming message as Super Eagles destroy Argentina

Mikel Obi's partner posts heartwarming message as Super Eagles destroy Argentina

Super Eagles of Nigeria captain John Mikel Obi who has been in great form for the national team was showered with love and support on Instagram by his wife.

Mikel Obi's partner posts heartwarming message as Super Eagles destroy Argentina
Mikel, Rohr explain the secret that helped Super Eagles to beat Argentina

Mikel, Rohr explain the secret that helped Super Eagles to beat Argentina

Captain of the Super Eagles of Nigeria John Obi Mikel has reacted to their incredible win over Argentina in an international friendly match played in Russia.

Mikel, Rohr explain the secret that helped Super Eagles to beat Argentina
Soaring Eagles! 5 takeaways from Nigeria's games against Algeria and Argentina

Soaring Eagles! 5 takeaways from Nigeria's games against Algeria and Argentina

We look at what the World Cup Qualifier against Algeria and the friendly match Argentina taught Nigerians ahead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.

Soaring Eagles! 5 takeaways from Nigeria's games against Algeria and Argentina
Merciless Iwobi on fire as Super Eagles destroy Argentina in international friendly

Merciless Iwobi on fire as Super Eagles destroy Argentina in international friendly

Super Eagles of Nigeria on Tuesday night, November 14 produced astonishing performance as they defeated Argentina 4-2 in an explosive international friendly.

Merciless Iwobi on fire as Super Eagles destroy Argentina in international friendly
Super Eagles train for the first time in Russia ahead of their tough battle with Argentina (photo)

Super Eagles train for the first time in Russia ahead of their tough battle with Argentina (photo)

Super Eagles of Nigeria have trained for the first time ahead of their international friendly encounter with Argentina on Tuesday, November 14, 2017..

Super Eagles train for the first time in Russia ahead of their tough battle with Argentina (photo)
Gernot Rohr reveals who will start in goal for Nigeria against Argentina

Gernot Rohr reveals who will start in goal for Nigeria against Argentina

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has stated that he will make some changes in his squad that will face Argentina on Wednesday, November 14, in a friendly game.

Gernot Rohr reveals who will start in goal for Nigeria against Argentina
Algeria score late penalty to deny Nigeria historic win in World Cup Qualifier

Algeria score late penalty to deny Nigeria historic win in World Cup Qualifier

The Super Eagles have qualified for the 2018 FIFA World Cup but they have one their final game to against Algeria who have no chance of making the tournament.

Algeria score late penalty to deny Nigeria historic win in World Cup Qualifier
Mikel speaks ahead of Algeria v Nigeria World Cup qualifier

Mikel speaks ahead of Algeria v Nigeria World Cup qualifier

Nigeria will round up their qualifying games in the 2018 World Cup qualifiers today when the Super Eagles face Algeria in their last qualifying encounter.

Mikel speaks ahead of Algeria v Nigeria World Cup qualifier
Super Eagles captain Mikel Obi reveals how he became a Chelsea player despite being unveiled by Manchester United

Super Eagles captain Mikel Obi reveals how he became a Chelsea player despite being unveiled by Manchester United

Super Eagles captain John Mikel Obi has revealed how a contractual error forced him to sign to Chelsea despite being unveiled as a Manchester United player.

Super Eagles captain Mikel Obi reveals how he became a Chelsea player despite being unveiled by Manchester United
Super Eagles begin preparations for World Cup Qualifier against Algeria (photos)

Super Eagles begin preparations for World Cup Qualifier against Algeria (photos)

The Super Eagles of Nigeria have settled and begun training in Rabat, Morocco ahead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Algeria in Constantine.

Super Eagles begin preparations for World Cup Qualifier against Algeria (photos)
Check out what Super Eagles stars were caught doing in Morocco ahead of their games against Algeria and Argentina (photos)

Check out what Super Eagles stars were caught doing in Morocco ahead of their games against Algeria and Argentina (photos)

Super Eagles of Nigeria are currently in Morocco where they are preparing for the 2018 World Cup qualifier against Algeria and their friendly against Argentina.

Check out what Super Eagles stars were caught doing in Morocco ahead of their games against Algeria and Argentina (photos)
Mikel Obi bonds with his twin daughters, plays donkey game with the cuties (photos)

Mikel Obi bonds with his twin daughters, plays donkey game with the cuties (photos)

Olga, the wife of Nigerian footballer Mikel Obi, shared these photos of the player bonding with their twin daughters. Here's how Mikel treats his kids.

Mikel Obi bonds with his twin daughters, plays donkey game with the cuties (photos)
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