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Top 10 International Football stars you didn’t know are Nigerians (photos)

3. Jordon Ibe

Jordon Ibe Liverpool

Jordon Ashley Femi Ibe (born 8 December 1995) is an English professional footballer who plays for Liverpool FC. Ibe was born in South London to a Nigerian father David Ibe and Charlet Ibe.

Ibe plays as an attacking midfielder or as a winger. He is blessed with abundant pace and also possesses the ability to manoeuvre his way in tight situations. Former Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers described Ibe as a player with a “bright footballing brain” who has the versatility to play as a winger on either flank, as a playmaker or as a striker. He came up through the youth system of Wycombe Wanderers, for whom he made his debut for as a 15 year old. He eventually joined Merseyside powerhouse Liverpool in 2012 for an undisclosed fee.
Ibe impressed in his EPL debut for Liverpool in the final game of the 2012/13 season, starting the match and assisting Philippe Coutinho for the only goal of the match against Queens Park Rangers. Ibe has since gone on to make 40 more appearances for Liverpool in all competitions, scoring one goal in the process.

Ojo is still eligible to play for England and Nigeria(Father) at senior level. He has represented the Three Lions at various youth levels. He could still change his mind after he was said to have committed his international future to England on 13 September, 2015.



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