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Manchester United Super Fan meets club’s idol in Lagos

Goal.com logo Goal.com 5/12/2018 Goal
a man with a football ball © Guinness

Daniel Obuba, a software engineer, met Rio Ferdinand at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport on November 29, 2018. The Red Devils devotee gushed about his meeting with the ex-England international on his Instagram page announcing that the United defender was one of the real reasons he supported the English Premier League team.

a man in a red shirt standing in front of a crowd © Guinness

Speaking to journalists shortly after receiving an autographed football and Jersey from the former Manchester United captain, Obuba said: 

“It was a dream come true meeting my favorite ex-defender. An ecstatic feeling that won't be gotten over anytime soon. I miss him as a Manchester United player but I know his heart is always with us“.

a man with a football ball: .Rio Ferdinand © Provided by Perform Media Channels Limited .Rio Ferdinand

The engineer took time off his hectic schedule to wait at the Murtala Muhammed Airport on Thursday afternoon to welcome Rio Ferdinand.

Decked in the Manchester United home jersey, the staunch fan got his long-awaited opportunity to meet Rio Ferdinand, he also received an autographed jersey and football, courtesy of Guinness Nigeria.

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