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“I leave Old Trafford with pride and with my head held high”

18 Feb 2022 | 05:01 | Football

 “There are no regrets during my time at Manchester United. To this day, they are still my team.”

Odion Ighalo shares his journey from Africa to the Premier League

In an interview with ESPN, Odion Ighalo opened up about his journey in a Man United shirt: “You’re going to need something to show your children in the future. I tell my kids about Man United and the experience at Manchester United. there. 

I leave Old Trafford with pride and with my head held high , because it is my dream team and not everyone’s dreams come true. My dream has come true so every day of my life I feel grateful. To be the first and still the only Nigerian to ever play for Man United is a great achievement for me. I played well and I’m happy.”

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 Ighalo opens up.

“The atmosphere at Old Trafford is different. Man United is a big club, if you’re not inside you don’t know how big the club is. It’s a huge club.

Thank God I played for the biggest club in the world. When you ask: ‘What should you do better at Man United?’ I think I did all I should have done. I worked hard, scored a few goals and had fun. There are no regrets during my time at Man United. To this day, they are still my team and I will support them until the end. Even when Manchester United go through hard times, I’ll still be cheering because the Red Devils are everything.”