- Nigerian international Wilfred Ndidi has stated that his parents never wanted him to play football
- He said they wanted him to go to school, but he went against their wishes
- Ndidi has now made it to the top playing in the Premier League
Super Eagles star Wilfrd Ndidi has explained how he went against the wishes of his parents by becoming a professional football star.
The Leicester City star stated that his father never wanted him to play football, but chose to go against his parents' plans for him.
NAIJ.com Super Eagles midfielder Wilfred Ndidi has explained how he went against the wishes of his paunderstands that the parents of the 20-year-old player wanted him to continue his education before he decided to leave his father's house.
He has now made it to the Zenith as far as football is concerned and he is now having a memoir of what he went through.
"My dad watched it on the television but he didn't want me to play football. He is a soldier, but he didn't want me to follow in his footsteps, he just wanted me to go to school.
"I did miss out on some school because of football. When I moved to Nath Boys academy then I started to miss out on some of my schooling.
"My family haven't been over to see me play yet. They only see it on TV." Ndidi explained
After a debut win over Everton in the FA Cup, Ndidi's first Premier League game came up against leaders Chelsea, while he has already faced Manchester United and Liverpool and he feels he is getting used to the big players around him.