Man Living Abroad Finds Old Car Tyre, Plays With it Like a Child, Oyinbo Wife Watches With Amazement

Man Living Abroad Finds Old Car Tyre, Plays With it Like a Child, Oyinbo Wife Watches With Amazement

  • A man who resides abroad relived childhood memories when he saw an old car tyre and started playing with it
  • He lifted the tyre and started rolling it, just like children do back in Nigeria, mimicking driving cars
  • The man's Oyinbo wife was surprised to see what her husband was doing with the tire

An Oyinbo woman was surprised when she saw her husband playing with an old car tyre.

In a trending video posted by @happinessisfr33, the man rolled the tyre from one end to the other just like children do in Nigeria.

Man playing with car tyre.
The man relieved childhood memories with an old car tyre. Photo credit: TikTok/@happinessisfr33.
Source: TikTok

He was playing with the old tyre and relieving his childhood memories while his wife watched with surprise.

Playing with old car tyre

He was so serious with the play, as if he had been wanting to play with a tyre for many years but couldn't find one.

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The short clip was captioned:

"My husband said this was the most interesting and fun game he played while growing up."

Many TikTok users who saw the video quickly related to it and said they also played with old tires when they were children.

Watch the video below:

Netizens react to video of a man playing with car tyre

@Blessing Chikwenjere said:

"You cannot ever understand how fun this is. Now remove the rim, stick in two strong sticks to make an X and pour some water for lubrication."

@fhidofhido said:

"My mum will say oya carry your tyre go and buy me something because she knows without this, we are not going."

@Jhn Nald commented:

"Yes, it was. Without rims but with two sticks and some mud."

@nonnykay said:

"And we ladies will be holding the guy's shirt behind him."

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@Dawit Alemayehu said:

"We all Africans can relate."

@RayRay said:

"It's like the whole of Africa had the same childhood except the 2005 upward babies."

@oforiagyemang7 said:

"I can relate. I use to enter into the big one, and they will push me. It's sweeter than honey."

Lady recreates her childhood run

Meanwhile, reported how a young lady relived her childhood memory of running joyfully as a primary school pupil.

The video she shared captured her sprinting towards the camera with a big smile on her face as a young girl in her school uniform.

It then switched to a scene of her doing the same run in her graduation gown and cap as a university graduate.


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