John Obi Mikel in corruption of John Michael Nchekwube Obinna was born on April 22, 1987 in Kaduna. He was born with football in his blood as his father had played football as well.
He is as tall as 1,88m.
As the biggest hope of the Nigerian football, the midfielder became famous by handling in Chelsea his most glorious times.
-2003; Plateau United
-2004-2005: Ajax Cape Town
-2005-2006: FC Lyn Oslo
-since 2006: He plays for Chelsea
-2012: winner of Champions League with Chelsea and was nominated the African footballer of the year.
-2010: champion of England with Chelsea
-2007, 2009, 2010 and 2012: winner of England Cup with Chelsea
-2007: winner of the English League Cup with Chelsea
-2009: winner of Community Shield with Chelsea
With the national selection:
-2003: Nigerian team under 17 years old
-2005: he got into the Nigerian national team
-2010: injured, he gave up the World Cup