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Russia: World Cup is ‘a dream’ for every player – Nigerian legend Kanu02:14

Russia: World Cup is ‘a dream’ for every player – Nigerian legend Kanu

Russian Federation, Kaliningrad
June 5, 2018 at 10:33 GMT -00:00 · Published

One of the greatest African footballers of all time, Nwankwo Kanu spoke about his expectations ahead of the upcoming FIFA World Cup 2018 in Russia and the Nigerian national team’s chances at the tournament, speaking during an interview in Kaliningrad on Saturday.Representing Nigeria in three World Cups himself, the former Arsenal striker said the Super Eagles have a strong, young team and believes they are going to be a success at this summer’s tournament.He also said that any player every player want to play in the World Cup since it’s the biggest stage and “the whole world is on you to see what you can do.” Kanu also invited everyone “to come to Russia and enjoy football.”During his illustrious career, Kanu played in the Netherlands, Italy and England, winning trophies including the UEFA Champions League, UEFA Cup, English Premier League and three English FA Cups.With Nigeria he won the 1996 Olympic football tournament. He was also twice voted the African Player of the Year.

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One of the greatest African footballers of all time, Nwankwo Kanu spoke about his expectations ahead of the upcoming FIFA World Cup 2018 in Russia and the Nigerian national team’s chances at the tournament, speaking during an interview in Kaliningrad on Saturday.Representing Nigeria in three World Cups himself, the former Arsenal striker said the Super Eagles have a strong, young team and believes they are going to be a success at this summer’s tournament.He also said that any player every player want to play in the World Cup since it’s the biggest stage and “the whole world is on you to see what you can do.” Kanu also invited everyone “to come to Russia and enjoy football.”During his illustrious career, Kanu played in the Netherlands, Italy and England, winning trophies including the UEFA Champions League, UEFA Cup, English Premier League and three English FA Cups.With Nigeria he won the 1996 Olympic football tournament. He was also twice voted the African Player of the Year.

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