My girlfriend left me because I was poor - Super Eagles star Odion Ighalo
Super Eagles striker Odion Ighalo, who recently moved to China from Watford, has shared a brief story of his journey into stardom to encourage his fans.
The player said at some point in his struggling days, his girlfriend dumped him because he could not afford gifts for her back then.
Below is what he shared on his Instagram page:
"ighalo jude From Ajegunle to the world, I serve a living God, this is me 11 years ago. Those earrings are not earrings, I could not even afford to buy earrings that is tape, plasta. I am a testimony, I knew with God everything is possible, I was just holding on to my God, my high school girlfriend left me then because I had nothing to offer her. But I had God and I had a dream. Never give up on your Dream, the same God that elevated me shall elevate you , hold on to him and trust his timing. I am a testimony, you are a testimony, put God first and it's all done Amen. #Mondaymotivation#”