The press has already classified Makanjuola Habib Abdulfatai (aged 13) as a complete blend of Xavi, Iniesta, Messi, C. Rolando and Fabregas all rolled in one.
This young Nigerian recently signed to play his football with Chelsea football club.
Makanjuola hails from Ifon in Osun State was born on April 19 1999. He started his football career with Niger United Football Academy and later moved to Water Football Academy in the FCT where he was invited to the National U-13 football team. He was part of the team that travelled to the UAE for an invitational tournament where he won the Most Valuable Player Award.
The attacking midfielder has already won so many laurels here in Nigeria and outside. He won the MVP Award U-10 YSFON competition in 2007, MVP Award YSFON U-11 in 2008, won MVP Award YSFON U-12 in 2009.
And outside Nigeria, young Makanjuola came first in the Red Bull Street ball juggling Tournament in Lagos which qualified him to represent Nigeria in Redbull World final football jugglingtournament in South Africa in April 2010 where he emerged champion at the age of 12. At the moment, he is said to be the most talented and skillful Nigerian football player with the nick-name football wizard.
As we celebrate his wonderful skills and congratulate him.
We wish you all the very best and we look forward to seeing you play side by side with the biggest players in the globe.
Let’s hope he makes this dream come through.