John Obi Mikel

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Birthday
22, 1987
Birthplace
Jos, Nigeria
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
22, 1987 (age 32)
Birthplace
Jos, Nigeria

About

Nigerian midfielder who joined Chelsea in 2006 after spending his first two professional seasons with the Norwegian team Lyn. He became a member of the Nigerian national team in 2006.

Before Fame

He started his soccer career when he was 12, after being selected from over 3,000 kids to play in the Pepsi Football Academy.

Trivia

He was named African Young Player of the Year in 2005 and 2006 as well as Chelsea Young Player of the Year in 2007 and 2008.

Family Life

He was born and raised in Jos, Nigeria.

Associated With

He joined Frank Lampard on Chelsea in 2006.