Nigerian celebrities are known to show their lifestyle on social media. One of the things some of these celebrities show their followers and fans is how they spend their leisure time among which is their craving for football teams. Nigerians love to watch and follow the Barclays Premier League and our celebrities are not excluded.
Many of these Nigerian celebrities are very passionate about the teams they support. Some of these celebrities also make time to visit and see their favorite team in live action. Some of these Nigerian celebrities also represents their teams by wearing and posting pictures of themselves in their favorite football club’s jersey. You just have to see some of these celebrities tweeting and discussing football matters like sport analyst.
Nigerian Celebrities and the Football Clubs They Represent
Here is a list of top Nigerian celebrities and the teams they support. You just have to follow some of these celebrities to see their passion for these foreign clubs. The celebrities and the teams they represent are listed below in no particular order.
- Don Jazzy (Manchester United): Michael Collins aka Don Jazzy, music producer and record label owner support Manchester United. You just have to follow him to see his funny tweets and assessment of the ‘Red Devils’.
- Davido (Chelsea): Pop singer, David Adeleke aka Davido supports the ‘London Blues’ i.e. Chelsea. He has visited Stamford Bridge, the home ground of Chelsea and has been welcomed by the team’s players in the past.
- Banky W (Arsenal): Banky W is one of the popular Nigerian celebrities to support Arsenal FC. The team has a very big fanbase in Nigeria and the ‘Yes or No’ crooner has associated with the ‘gunners’ as they are fondly called severally.
- Mayorkun (Manchester United): DMW artist, Mayorkun supports Manchester United. The singer posted recently, a video of himself at Old Trafford after a game. He’s a Red Devil.
- 9ice (Chelsea): Abolore Alexander Akande aka 9ice represents Chelsea. The MOBO award winner is a follower of the Frank Lampard tutored-side.
- Uche Jombo Rodriguez (Manchester United): Nollywood actress, Uche Jombo Rodriguez is a passionate Manchester United fan. The screen diva posted recently the joy she had when compatriot, Odion Ighalo signed for the Premier League giant.
- Simi (Manchester United): songstress, Simi also supports the Red Devils. She’s addicted with tweeting about her favorite club on her Twitter which always got her fans talking.
- Adekunle Gold (Manchester United): Another Red Devil fan in this list is Simi’s partner, Adekunle Gold. The singer, like his wife always make sure he tweets about Manchester United.
- Paul Okoye (Chelsea): The other half of Psquare, Paul Okoye aka Mr. P has showed his love for Chelsea FC. The singer has one time visited the home ground of his favorite team and also taking pictures with the Chelsea players then.
- Alabi Pasuma (Arsenal): Fuji icon, Wasiu Alabi Pasuma supports the London Gunners. He has also made an album with special recognition for his favorite team.
- Ebuka Obi-Uchendu (Manchester United): TV host and Lawyer, Ebuka is a Manchester United fan. Along with some other Nigerian celebrities, the Big Brother Naija host has visited Old Trafford, home of the Red Devils.
- Small Doctor (Chelsea): Singer, Small Doctor has also showedhis for Chelsea FC. He has also posted pictures of himself wearing the Chelsea’ablue jersey.
- Kizz Daniel (Arsenal): Nigerian pop singer, Kizz Daniel alsosupports Arsenal FC.
- Olamide (Barcelona): Rapper, Olamide is the only Nigerian celebrity on this list to support a team outside England. He supports La Liga giant, Barcelona FC.
- Falz (Arsenal): Folarin Falana aka Falz represents Arsenal Fc like several other Nigerians including Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote who wants to buy the London team.
- Reminisce (Manchester United): Reminisce is a passionate Manchester United fan. He’s one of the Nigerian celebrities who tweets about his favorite team on the twitter app.
- MI Abaga (Arsenal): Africa’s finest rapper, Jude Abaga aka MI supports Arsenal. He has disclosed to his fan’s times without number his love for the London based team.
- Ycee (Manchester United): Just like Simi, Don Jazzy, Reminisce and co, Ycee follows Manchester United.
- Tekno (Manchester United): Singer and producer, Tekno joins the list of Nigerian celebrities that supports the Ole Gunnar Solskjaer tutored team.
- DJ Cuppy (Arsenal): Nigerian disc jockey, DJ Cuppy completes this list of Nigerian celebrities that has a football team. The beautiful daughter of billionaire, Femi Otedola supports Mikel Arteta’s side, Arsenal.
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