Nigerian man's grave with Man United's logo gets many emotional as child 'mourns'

Nigerian man's grave with Man United's logo gets many emotional as child 'mourns'

- A daughter, Akinnawonu Ilesanmi Oluwademilade, remembered her dad on his posthumous 79th birthday with a photo that stirred reactions

- The shared photo showed the man's grave with a Manchester United football club's logo printed beside his picture

- Oluwademilade relived how she used to watch the game with him as they argued as lovers of the sport

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A Nigerian lady identified as Akinnawonu Ilesanmi Oluwademilade has celebrated her dad's posthumous birthday in a very special way.

In an emotional post on Twitter, the lady said she missed watching football matches with her dad at viewing centres.

Oluwademilade 'asked' her dad if he loved how Manchester United performed on Monday, January 4, telling him that the club has been doing great lately.

The lady went ahead to say that it would have been her dad's 79th birthday. The daughter thanked her father for making her fall in love with the game.

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Oluwademilade's tweet went viral with thousands of engagements on Twitter. Below are some of the reactions:

@BiyiThePlug said:

"My God put him in a better place and erase his sins."

@emekah_ said:

"He died supporting the best club in the world."
Man's grave with Manchester club logo gets people emotional as daughter 'mourns'
The daughter appreciated her dad for introducing football to her. Photo source: @_LADEmie
Source: Twitter

@temmywest01 said:

"I know by now he will be dining with the united legends in heaven. May his soul rest in perfect peace."

@AYK_kerian said:

"For a proud supporter of Manchester United, cry no more, he's already in heaven."

Oluwademilade replied:

"There are no more tears. He fought a good fight. Wanted to go with his wife, and he did."

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Meanwhile, earlier reported that Rio Ferdinand believed Man United's new signing Amad Diallo could become a world class player like Cristiano Ronaldo if he applies himself right.

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