Despite Rejecting Chance to Play for Nigeria, England Star Proves he's a Yoruba Man as he Reveals Full Name

Despite Rejecting Chance to Play for Nigeria, England Star Proves he's a Yoruba Man as he Reveals Full Name

- Chelsea star Fikayo Tomori on loan at AC Milan has pronounced his full-name

- The England international was asked to do so by a reporter who wanted to hear his accent

- Tomori showed that he has the Yoruba accent in him considering how he pronounced his name

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Despite rejecting the chance to play for the Super Eagles of Nigeria, England international Fikayo Tomori has proven he's a Yoruba man after revealing his full name to a reporter.

Being owned by Chelsea, Fikayo Tomori is currently playing for Italian giants AC Milan on loan and he has been impressive since he moved to Italy.

In an awesome video tweeted by Milan Eye, Fikayo Tomori was asked by a reporter to pronounce his full name claiming that the Chelsea star has amazing names.

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Using Yoruba accent, Fikayo Tomori pronounced his full name perfectly to the delight of the reporter who thanked the 23-year-old afterwards.

The Nigerian Football Federation under the leadership of Amaju Pinnick tried their best to convince Fikayo Tomori for him to play for the Super Eagles, but he rejected the offers.

NFF also tried to make Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham wear the Super Eagles jersey, but he chose the Three-Lions of England ahead of the Super Eagles.

So far, Fikayo Tomori has been able to play only one game for England national team.

Fikayo Tomori was the AC Milan hero during their 2-1 victory over Genoa.

The 23-year-old who has already earned rave reviews for his performances on loan with the Rossoneri took that status to another level in their latest Serie A clash.

Fikayo Tomori.
Fikayo Tomori in action for AC Milan. Photo by Claudio Villa
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Earlier, had reported how Fikayo Tomori eventually ended speculation linking him to Nigeria after the Chelsea sensation made his national senior team debut for Gareth Southgate's England team against Kosovo.

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The 23-year-old becomes a full-blown international on Sunday, November 17, during the competitive Euro 2020 qualifier encounter.

He came in for Liverpool's Trent Alexander-Arnold at the twilight minute of the game.

Tomori alongside his Chelsea teammate Tammy Abraham had previously jilted Nigeria for England after accepting a dream-fulfilling invitation to represent the Three Lions from Southgate in October.

Nigerians reacted to Tomori's international debut with a backlog of comments slamming the Chelsea star for shunning his fatherland.


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