Mikel Obi's partner Olga Diyachenko has shared a photo of the Super Eagles captain on social media where he was seen sleeping.
The Nigerian football star looked tired in the photo as the former Chelsea star slept off while having conversation with the mother of his two daughters.
Olga however was excited with Mikel Obi for the chat they had before he slept as she wrote a caption on the photo with “Nice chat @mikel_john_obi”
After leaving the Chinese Super League, Mikel Obi currently plays for English Championship club Middlesbrough.
Although he has not played for Nigeria since the end of 2018 World Cup campaign in Russia, but he is expected to lead Nigeria to 2019 African Nations Cup in Egypt.
Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Middlesbrough fans showered encomiums on Super Eagles star John Obi Mikel after an impressive performance in their 1-0 away won over Blackburn Rovers.
Britt Assombalonga's lone goal handed the Riverside Stadium outfit maximum points at Ewood Park.
The 31-year-old joined the Championship side on a free transfer earlier this year from Tianjin TEDA where he scored three goals in 31 appearances.
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