Legit.ng exclusively reported that Brazilian footballer Lucas Alves will be glad to play for the Super Eagles. The Brazilian is currently with Nigerian club Kwara United.
The joy of all professional players around the world is to play for their national teams. So as to show their qualities to their people. Being a Brazilian, Lucas Alves should be dreaming of playing for the Samba Boys. But he is already thinking about the possibility of featuring for the three-time African champions.
In history, Super Eagles have never had any Brazilian pleading his allegiance for Nigeria. And Lucas Alves is hoping to be the first to break such record. But Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr will be the determinant of his fate as Lucas Alves disclosed that he will grab the chance to wear the Super Eagles jersey.
”If Nigeria want me to play for them, I will be happy. And I will rush to accept the chance to wear the golden Super Eagles jersey.”
“For me to have accepted to come down to Nigeria and be playing for Kwara United shows that I love this country and also the people here.”
”I have been watching the Super Eagles games for years right from when I was young during the days of Rashidi Yekini, Okocha and others. And I am impressed that Nigeria has produced good footballers.”
Lucas Alves also explained to Legit.ng that he loves famous Nigerian musician Davido claiming that he listens to all his songs everyday. ”I must confess that Davido is an incredible musician and a blessing to Nigeria. Because his songs give me inspiration.”
Meanwhile, Kwara United are currently occupying first position on the Nigerian League table. And Lucas Alves and his teammates will face Nasarawa United on Sunday, March 4.